Stewart Till

Stewart Till, CBE (born 1951) was the chairman and chief executive of United International Pictures[1] from 2002 to 2006.[2] He is a graduate of the University of Bath.

Till was deputy managing director of British Sky Broadcasting's movie channels[3] and joined PolyGram Filmed Entertainment in January 1992 as President of its international distribution arm[4][5] before joining Universal Pictures International (UPI), where he became president and one of the most important film people in London.[6] He left UPI in 2000[6] and became chairman and chief executive at UIP. After leaving UIP, he was Chairman of Icon Productions UK and then became CEO of Sonar Entertainment in 2012.[2]

In 1999, he was appointed vice chairman of the new UK Film Council.[6] He became chairman after Alan Parker left.

In July 2006 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Essex.[citation needed]


  1. ^ McFarlane, Brian; Institute, British Film (2005). The encyclopedia of British film. Methuen. p. 230.
  2. ^ a b "Stewart Till". Variety. 31 March 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  3. ^ "BSkyB's Till to top PolyGram pic div". Variety. 16 December 1991. p. 49.
  4. ^ Dawtrey, Adam (18 September 2006). "Till Up for ITV Topper". Daily Variety. p. 22.
  5. ^ Keslassy, Elsa; Littleton, Cynthia (28 August 1995). "RHI rebrands, taps Stewart Till as CEO". Variety. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  6. ^ a b c Dawtrey, Adam (9 December 1999). "Till Ankles As UPI Prexy". Daily Variety. p. 1.