Stephan went to film school in Munich (the HFF), where he studied documentary film directing and commercial directing. He also studied in Madrid and wrote a PhD thesis on film at the University of Cambridge. Besides directing commercials, Stephan has made several long documentaries. He is based in Berlin and speaks German, English, Spanish and French.
Nominations & awards:
Golden Award of Montreux, Talent Award (Gold Medal) | Young Director Award Cannes (2x shortlist) | Shots Awards (shortlist) | First Steps Award (nominated) | ADC Junior Awards (Auszeichnung) | Porsche Award (shortlist) | Spotlight Festival (silver and bronze audience awards) | Autovision Festival (Special Jury Prize) | Saatchi&Saatchi New German Directors Showcase.