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Fun, witty and informative, Yves Stening delights children and teachers alike with his wonderful kids series, Dinner Detectives.
Wellington, New Zealand
I have had a life in the arts, first as an actor, then a screen director and writer. I’ve written for episodic TV, feature films and produced many TV advertising campaigns. I’ve also taught screenwriting and directing at NIDA.
Aksel, one of the protagonists of my stories, only eats white things. The stories are about adventure and experiencing new things and in Aksel’s case, that means simply trying something new. He doesn’t have to like it, but it’s fun to try.
Working for Sydney Theatre Company, winning several awards for my short films and winning the MIP Junior Pitching Competition in Cannes, 2018, which means Dinner Detectives is now becoming a TV series, produced right here in Melbourne.
The Dinner Detectives series is available in Australia, NZ, UK and USA
In a world that is becoming more and more xenophobic, I’m passionate about revealing the delights of otherness and difference to children, that there’s nothing to fear and much fun to have. I’m passionate about the fun of exploring food and the simple steps that create healthy eating habits
You may have, on screen or on stage, anywhere between the mid 70’s to the late 90’s.
I love being a dad, I love reading, listening to music and sailing fast, small boats on Port Phillip Bay (it frees my mind).