Steve is a graduate of UCLA Film School in Los Angeles and resided on the West Coast for 12 years as a writer, producer and editor. Fresh out of film school, Steve was one of the staff writers for the first season of “Entertainment Tonight.” Later, Steve was commissioned to write his first two screenplays: “Lifesong,” a father and son medical drama for NBC Television; and the action-adventure thriller, “The Last Samurai,” for Pure Gold Television in Johannesburg, South Africa (not the Tom Cruise epic). Steve has written eleven screenplays over the last ten years.
Since 2000, Steve was one of the lead editors on the syndicated series, “Game Warden,” and the associate producer/editor for the award-winning documentary, “New York In The 50’s,” based on the Dan Wakefield book. Steve co-produced and edited the feature documentary, “Something To Cheer About,” and was the producer/editor of the multiple award-winning short film, “Legwork.” Most recently, Steve has produced several DVD’s for the nation’s top-rated morning radio team, “The Bob and Tom Radio Show,” and the pilot for the Comedy Central show “Friends of the Bob and Tom Show Comedy Tour.” Steve has written, produced and directed the dramatic short “Finale,” the award-winning short “Evidence Of Life,” the romantic comedy feature “Amanda,” and the Internet horror anthology “Frightmares,” and the pilot for the comedy series “Neon Cornfield.”
In the corporate arena, Steve has produced, written, directed and edited corporate communications videos, marketing pieces and commercials for Eli Lilly, Duke Realty Investments, Simon Property Group, RCI, Ultra Sun, California Pizza Kitchen, Arthur Andersen, Johnson & Higgins, and Hilton Hotels.
Prior to his interests in the film industry, Steve was a recording artist and touring musician with the progressive rock band Ethos. Steve was the lead singer, bass player and flutist for the band. Ethos toured the US for five years in support of its two albums on the Capitol Records label. Steve also wrote and produced a solo album called Marrage. The project was unique in that Steve played all the instruments on the recording. Steve lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, with his two children and their family dog.
Joined March 16, 2018
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