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 season 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 seasons, directing the eighteenth season with Don Spencer and the nineteenth season 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.
- He, Adam Beck, Chiara Gioncardi, Jukka Voutilainen, Alan Kennedy, Rob Silvestri, Dave Peacock, John Hasler, Albert Cohen, Elina Iskoz, Dino Athanassiou, Hadar Shachaf Ma'ayan, Edson Matus, Jarosław Boberek, Ryan Quaglia and Jesse Lickman have all worked on "Gnomeo and Juliet".
- He, Dave Ingham and Anna Starkey have all worked on "Charlie and Lola".