About Swan

Swan Films is a BAFTA-winning production company founded and run by Neil Crombie and Joe Evans, specialising in documentaries and quality factual programmes.

Neil and Joe have created, produced and directed hit series and high profile one-off documentaries for broadcasters in the UK and around the world. Their programmes have been nominated for the prestigious Specialist Factual BAFTA four times in the last five years – winning twice – and have won the Best Presenter at the Grierson Awards three times.

Working with the best talent, both behind and in front of the camera, Swan makes television that is ambitious, distinctive and entertaining.

AWARDS

2017 Edinburgh TV Festival Awards

Nominated – Best Factual, Grayson Perry: All Man

2017 Broadcast Digital Awards

Nominated – Best Documentary, American High School

2017 BAFTA TV Awards

Nominated – Specialist Factual, Grayson Perry: All Man

2017 Royal Television Society Awards

Winner – Arts, Grayson Perry: All Man

Winner – Best Presenter (Grayson Perry)

2017 Broadcast Awards

Nominated – Best Documentary Series, Grayson Perry: All Man

2016 Grierson Awards

Shortlisted – Best Documentary on a Contemporary Theme (Domestic), Muslim Drag Queens

Shortlisted – Best Newcomer Documentary (Marcus Plowright), Muslim Drag Queens

2016 BAFTA TV Awards

Nominated – Specialist Factual, Grayson Perry’s Dream House

2016 BAFTA Craft Awards

Nominated – Breakthrough Talent (Marcus Plowright), Muslim Drag Queens

2016 Royal Television Society Awards

Nominated – Arts, Grayson Perry’s Dream House

Nominated – Best Presenter (Grayson Perry)

2015 BAFTA TV Awards

Winner – Specialist Factual, Grayson Perry: Who Are You? 

2015 BAFTA Craft Awards

Winner – Editing, Factual (Jake Martin), Grayson Perry: Who Are You? 

Nominated – Director, Factual (Neil Crombie), Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

2015 Royal Television Society Awards

Winner – Arts, Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

Nominated – Best Presenter (Grayson Perry)

2015 Grierson Awards

Winner – Presenter of the Year (Grayson Perry), Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

Nominated – Best Arts Documentary, Grayson Perry: Who Are You?

2014 Grierson Awards

Winner – Presenter of the Year (Rupert Everett), Love for Sale with Rupert Everett

In 2013, Neil and Joe won the Specialist Factual BAFTA for All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry, for which Grayson also received the Grierson Award for Presenter of the Year.