Stephen graduated from AFTRS in 2011 where he won the Foxtel Exceptional Talent award and the AFTRS EU scholarship. Since graduating Stephen has directed several commercials including his marriage equality advert for GetUp - It’s Time which was voted AdNews Viral of the year and has had over 15,000,000 hits on youtube.

In 2013 Stephen was the recipient of Screen Australia's director's attachment scheme for Tony Ayres' Matchbox feature Cut Snake. In 2014 he was Glendyn Ivin's Director’s Assistant on Channel 9’s Gallipoli where he directed 2nd Unit. Stephen has directed several award winning short films that have screened around the world and has multiple long form projects in development.

Stephen has garnered a reputation for creating dynamic story worlds with a distinctive voice and strong artistic vision. He has a passion for engaging the audience through natural performance and immersive cinematics.