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In preparation for Action Comedy "Verona Spies" directed by Frank Coraci. Starring Emma Roberts and Geoffrey Rush.
Premiere of Art Project with Pan Daijing at Louvre Museum.
Epic Fantasy Drama Series "Vampire Academy" releases on streaming platforms around the world.
Stylish and action packed film “Guns Akimbo” starring Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving premiered at TIFF & Sitges and is now on Amazon.
“Babenco, Tell me when I Die” won the Venecia Classsici award in Venice and was Brazils Official Selection for 2 Oscars.
Stefan´s early work on films like Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire (OSCAR, BAFTA and ASC award for Best Cinematography and 8 Academy Awards) and 127 Hours (6 Oscar Nominations), helped shape his path in becoming one of cinema’s exciting cinematographers. He‘s been at the forefront of digital cinematography on films such as Alexander Sokurov’s epic one-shot opus Russian Ark, Lars von Trier’s Antichrist and Alex Garland´s graphic novel adaptation Dredd. His contribution as digital cinematography supervisor, 2nd Unit DOP and film colorist on these projects, as well as his association with Europe‘s acclaimed filmmakers, laid the foundations for Stefan‘s own cinematic vision.
Stefan shot the stylish, neo-noir actioner Guns Akimbo (starring Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving) which premiered at TIFF & Sitges. It screened in cinemas worldwide and became one of Amazons most successful action films of the year.
In 2020 his Documentary Babenco, Tell me when I Die won in Venice and was Brazil´s official submission for 2 Oscars. Making the transition to shooting high end television, Stefan has worked on the epic Fantasy tale Vampire Academy and Lionsgates period drama series The Spanish Princess .
His recent Cinematography credits include the dark thriller The Good Neighbor (starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Luke Kleintank), Posthumous (from director Lulu Wang “The Farewell”) and The Super (starring Val Kilmer).
With renowned artists Omer Fast and Eder Santos he has created cinematic experiences, which screened at venues like Locarno Filmfestival, the MoMA in New York, The LOUVRE, Centre Pompidou and the Louvre in Paris as well as Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin.
Stefan’s work transcends genres and borders, having worked with crews and directors in countries as diverse as South America, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Cambodia, Europe and the US. His films have won awards at festivals around the world including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Los Angeles, London, Beijing and Shanghai.
In addition to this Stefan also conducted cinematography Masterclasses and Workshops for the Berlinale Talent Campus, the European Film Academy, NYU and various Film Schools all across the world.