As a writer and director Stewart Raffill has worked with Academy Award and Emmy Award winning talent including: Michael Douglas, Anjelica Huston, Richard Harris, Jodie Foster, Jane Seymour, Bryan Brown, James Brolin, Rod Steiger, Anthony Quinn, James Coburn and Paul Walker.
Films written and directed by Raffill have been distributed by MGM/UA, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Disney, ABC, New World Pictures and Orion.
Stewart’s films have achieved box office success and industry awards:
He is credited for the story on the action film Passenger 57 which was released theatrically by Warner Brothers and opened number one at the box office. In addition, LA TIMES reported “Passenger 57” was the top-rated program of the night and finished sixth among the week’s 89 prime-time network offerings.”
The New Swiss Family Robison written and directed by Stewart Raffill was the highest rated program of the night on Disney ABC.
According to Variety Magazine, Raffill had four films on its All-Time Rental Champs list. These include: Across The Great Divide, The Adventures of the Wilderness Family, The Philadelphia Experiment, and Ice Pirates. Boxoffice reported that The Adventures of the Wilderness Family, written and directed by Raffill, continued its record-breaking pace in theaters. “Every performance was a complete sellout, with people standing in line for blocks to buy tickets to screenings.”