Stephan studied until 2010 cinematography at the "Konrad Wolf Film School"in Potsdam Babelsberg (Germany). Before cinematography, he studied photography in basel and worked in fashion, food and architecture photography.
"PLANET CARLOS" was his first full-length feature shoot in Nicaragua, whitch was selected for Tokyo International Filmfestival (Competition) in 2008 and received the Second Audience Award at the Bergamo Filmmeeting in 2009.
"WAY HOME (VERGISS DEIN ENDE)" is his graduate Feature and was nominated for "Best Cinematographers Debut" at the Plus Camerimage Art of Cinematography Festival 2011.
Stephan has experiences in features, commercials and documentaries.