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.

Since its establishment in 2013, Swan’s programmes have been nominated for over twenty major awards, and have won BAFTAs, Royal Television Society Awards and Griersons.

Working with the best talent, both behind and in front of the camera, Swan aims to forefront diverse perspectives and make television that is ambitious, distinctive and entertaining.

AWARDS

2018 Broadcast Awards:

Nominated – Best Documentary Series, American High School

2017 Royal Television Society, Craft and Design Awards

Nominated – Best Director, Factual (Marcus Plowright), American High School

2017 Grierson Awards:

Winner – Presenter of the Year (Grayson Perry), Grayson Perry: All Man
Shortlisted – Best Arts Documentary, Grayson Perry: All Man

2017 Edinburgh TV Festival Awards:

Nominated – Best Factual, Grayson Perry: All Man

2017 Broadcast Digital Awards:

Winner – 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.