David Stoten (born in Luton, Bedfordshire) is a director for Thomas & Friends at Jam Filled Entertainment, working mostly on specials. He also worked at the company when it was named Arc Productions for the series, where he was one of the storyboard artists for the eighteenth series and Tale of the Brave, and the director of Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure, The Great Race, Journey Beyond Sodor and Big World! Big Adventures!, as well as the eighteenth and nineteenth series, directing the eighteenth series with Don Spencer and the nineteenth series with Spencer and Dianna Basso.
Stoten was the Creative Development Lead at Arc Productions and has worked on numerous productions including Gnomeo and Juliet and Spitting Image. He held that position from April 2011 until August 2016 when Arc Productions closed down after filing for bankruptcy. Before joining Arc Productions, he worked on the British TV series Charlie and Lola.
- Old Reliable Edward
- Not So Slow Coaches
- Flatbeds of Fear
- Disappearing Diesels
- Signals Crossed
- Toad's Adventure
- Duck in the Water
- Duck and the Slip Coaches
- Thomas the Quarry Engine
- Thomas and the Emergency Cable
- Best Engine Ever (co-director)
- The Little Engine Who Raced Ahead (co-director)
- Philip to the Rescue (co-director)