Tom Stubberfield


Tom first worked at Atlantic in 2013, directing the ancient-engineering series Time Scanners for Nat Geo with Dallas Campbell and world-renowned structural engineer Steve Burrows. More recently he’s created and overseen some of Atlantic’s most ambitious singles including Thai Cave Rescue and Kilauea: Hawaii on Fire for Nova/PBS and Bergen-Belsen: The Untold Story for BBC1. Tom’s other notable Atlantic projects include Galapagos with Liz Bonnin for BBC1 and the epic history series The Emirates Story. He’s also worked across much of the company’s VR output.

Prior to joining Atlantic full-time, Tom oversaw numerous high-end productions for many of the world’s leading broadcasters including Restoration with Griff Rhys Jones for BBC2, Man on Earth with Tony Robinson for Channel 4, Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered with Dallas Campbell for BBC1, and Masters of the Pacific Coast with Dr. Jago Cooper for BBC4.

Specialising in history and science, Tom has extensive experience leading teams on large-scale productions all over the world. Working with a broad range of presenters, experts and contributors, he’s produced content across a spectrum of subjects from WWII, architecture and engineering, to ancient civilisations, the natural world and planetary sciences. He enjoys working with the latest technology to bring stories alive.

Tom’s other notable credits include Nova: Emergency Mine Rescue for PBS/Channel 4, Nova: The Storm That Drowned a City for PBS/Channel 5, Supersized Earth with Dallas Campbell for BBC1, How the Earth Works with Liz Bonnin for Discovery Science, and Fearless Planet, Building the Future and The World’s First Test Tube Baby, all for the Discovery Channel.