In 2010 Stuart won Best Director in the USA for Freight, it was presented to him
by Hollywood star D B Sweeney at the Breckenridge Film Festival. This followed the
film also winning Best Actor and a Silver Palm for Excellence at the Mexican International
Film festival, and nominations for Best Film and Best Special Effects in LA.
Previously Devils Gate was a runner up for Best Director at Fantasporto, and The
Scarlet Tunic were was nominated at both Verona and Cabourg romantic film festivals
where Stuart was treated to the red carpet once again.
The Usual Children, now twice re-released, most recently as Mystical Christmas, was
in official selection at the AFI and Halifax.