Stewart St. John
Co-Founder, Writer, Director, Producer, Composer
Stewart St John is CEO and co-founder of Wonkybot Entertainment, its production arm Wonkybot Studios and sound house Wonkybot SDX. He is an award-winning television writer, producer, composer, multimedia pioneer and filmmaker. He is the creator, writer and director of all content being produced through Wonkybot Studios.
Winner of the prestigious Humanitas Prize for Excellence in Screenwriting for his episode of The Legend of Prince Valiant that dealt with the sensitive subject of child abuse, Stewart was also a Young Artist Awards winner for his episode of ABC’s Sabrina: The Animated Series, while his original feature film Seventeen Again was nominated in the category.
Having written and produced some of the most beloved children and family-friendly properties seen around the world — from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (as story editor and writer), Sabrina: The Animated Series, Marvel’s The Incredible Hulk, Inspector Gadget, to Disney’s Seventeen Again and much more — Stewart is proud to present his own stable of exciting new characters for the next generation produced through his company.
Shows include the Parents’ Choice Award-winning Tara Tremendous franchise, the Webby Award Honoree Origins Unknown, the supernatural Spooky Troop series, the uplifting The Owlsteins, super villain comedy The Dr. Epicopolis & 1102 Show of Shows, and many more. As a composer, music producer, songwriter and lyricist, and a voting member of the Recording Academy (GRAMMYS®), Stewart infuses all of his original properties with songs and music.
Stewart adapted his Tara Tremendous series into a stage musical, and co-composed 20 original songs with his music partner Michael Plahuta. The show was performed as a live musical concert at 54 Below in NYC, starring Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Annie Golden (Netflix’ Orange Is The New Black) and a host of other Broadway stars. Stewart is now working with Marc Platt Productions (La La Land, Into The Woods) on the Tara Tremendous live-action feature film musical which Stewart wrote based on the franchise; together with music partner Plahuta they’ve composed brand new songs for the film.