Born in South Africa he established Stefilm in Torino, Italy in 1991 where he develops, produces and/or directs drama and documentary film features and series. His recent productions are: Rispet (feature length fiction film by Cecilia Bozza Wolf - in post-production). When We Were Bullies by Jay Rosenblatt (short, Sundance 2021). Exemplary Behaviour (Golden Dove DOK Leipzig, FIPRESCI and Interreligious Award 2019); My Home, in Libya (Locarno Film festival, DOK Leipzig, Chicago Int. Film Festival 2018, Premio Corso Salani - Trieste FF e Best Doc Glocal - Torino 2019), Wonderful Losers. A different world (Best doc feature Warsaw FF 2017, Trieste FF 2018 and Lithuania’s candidate to the Academy Awards 2019) and The Strange Sound of Happiness (special mention Next Masters DOKLeipzig 2017, Terra di Siena – Premio della Critica, Special mention In-Edit, Barcelona 2018). He tutors on production, storytelling and pitching for: Biennale Cinema and VR College Venice, Amman Film Industry, Marchè du Film Cannes, Documentary Campus, Eave, ESoDoc, La Fabrique Cinémas - Institute Francais, Factory, Films de 3 Continents – Produire au Sud, Imagination – Arab Film Scriptwriting, Jump In – Poitiers FF, Ouga Film Lab, Red Sea Lodge, TFL-Torino Film Lab, Scuola Holden, ZagrebDox Pro, ZELIG Film School.
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