Stephen is a director that’s a bit left of centre, a whole heap of fun and adds a bunch of value to every script. Stephen’s creativity is boundless and paired with an aesthetic that is vivid, emotive and fun.
Stephen is best known for his emotive commercials and music videos. He has brought his maverick creative background to numerous commercials for brands such as Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, LG, Dell, Nestle, and Lux. His music video work is bold and beautifully brave, maintaining a strong profile working with some of Australia’s finest music artists including: Silverchair, Powderfinger, Megan Washington Eskimo Joe, John Butler Trio, Little Birdy and Sarah Blasko.
A director with international acclaim, Stephen, also has a bounty of short film gongs. ‘Eustice Solves a Problem’ and ‘Yolk’ have screened at festivals around the world. He has a bent for original narrative and characterisation with genuine sensitivity. He crafts unique performances that are both subtle, funny and deftly brings a striking aesthetic to the everyday via his skills in design and style.
Stephen’s awards include an ARIA (Best Music Video 2010), MADC Award (Best Design), a number of BAD awards (Direction), SBS Television Award at Flickerfest and has garnered success at apex film festivals including Cannes, Berlin, Spain, Rome, Sydney, Palm Springs, Toronto and Seattle.
Stephen has just finished up directing his debut feature film MY MISTRESS starring French actress Emmanuelle Beart which will have its international release in early 2014.