Jamie Magnus Stone

Jamie Magnus Stone (born 15 December 1985) is a Scottish film director and animator, who studied at the National Film and Television School. He is the son of Sally Magnusson and grandson of Magnus Magnusson and Mamie Baird. Stone studied film and television at the Edinburgh College of Art where he made his first films; Flights, about an old man and his flight of stairs, and the Scottish BAFTA nominated Fritz about a German Spy who lives under a boy's bed. In August 2011, Stone directed his graduation film, Skyborn, about a father and son stuck in a foggy post-apocalyptic wasteland. Stone also wrote and directed the screenplay. It was screened at the BFI in March 2012 as part of the NFTS' graduation ceremony. The film was shot in a constant fog and involved flying machines, pyrotechnics, miniatures, and chickens. In August 2014, Stone was nominated for a BAFTA for his short film Orbit Ever After. In November 2019, Stone was announced as one of the directors for the twelfth series of Doctor Who. He directed two filming blocks, consisting of four episodes, including "Spyfall, Part 1", "Praxeus", "Ascension of the Cybermen", and "The Timeless Children". Stone returned to direct for the thirteenth series, with the episodes "Chapter One: The Halloween Apocalypse", "Chapter Two: War of the Sontarans", and the fourth episode.

Orbit Ever After (2013)

Nigel has fallen in love. But when you live in orbit, aboard a ramshackle space hovel with the most risk-averse family imaginable, it isn't easy to follow your heart - especially when the girl of your dreams is spinning around earth the wrong way!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Thomas Brodie-Sangster  •  Mackenzie Crook  •  Bronagh Gallagher  •  Bob Goody

Nigel has fallen in love. But when you live in orbit, aboard a ramshackle space hovel with the most risk-averse family imaginable, it isn't easy to follow your heart - especially when the girl of your dreams is spinning around earth the wrong way!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Thomas Brodie-Sangster  •  Mackenzie Crook  •  Bronagh Gallagher  •  Bob Goody

Skyborn (2012)

In the distant future, the world is blanketed in a dense man-made fog. We begin our story with possibly the last two humans alive - a father GIDEON and son BLUE. A lonely duo, essentially blind to the world around them, locked in a daily struggle to survive. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Louis Mertens  •  Bob Goody  •  Perry Millward

In the distant future, the world is blanketed in a dense man-made fog. We begin our story with possibly the last two humans alive - a father GIDEON and son BLUE. A lonely duo, essentially blind to the world around them, locked in a daily struggle to survive. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Louis Mertens  •  Bob Goody  •  Perry Millward

The Last Dragonslayer (2016)

In a fantasy world where magic is being superceded by technology, an orphaned teen discovers her destiny to become a dragonslayer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Ellise Chappell  •  Andrew Buchan  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Adeel Akhtar

In a fantasy world where magic is being superceded by technology, an orphaned teen discovers her destiny to become a dragonslayer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Ellise Chappell  •  Andrew Buchan  •  Richard E. Grant  •  Adeel Akhtar

Old MacDonald's Farm (2012)

Donald MacDonald and his family have abandoned an opulent expatriate lifestyle in Zambia to start the world's most unusual family. Looking after thirty street children in their own home is taking its toll on this Scottish family. Have they bitten off more than they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
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Donald MacDonald and his family have abandoned an opulent expatriate lifestyle in Zambia to start the world's most unusual family. Looking after thirty street children in their own home is taking its toll on this Scottish family. Have they bitten off more than they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
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Doctor Who: The Centenary Special (2022)

The Thirteenth Doctor faces the forces that mass against her in her final feature-length adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Jodie Whittaker  •  Mandip Gill  •  John Bishop  •  Janet Fielding

The Thirteenth Doctor faces the forces that mass against her in her final feature-length adventure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Magnus Stone
CAST:  Jodie Whittaker  •  Mandip Gill  •  John Bishop  •  Janet Fielding