Born and raised in Chicago, Steve moved out to LA after high school to pursue a career in film and subsequently graduated from Columbia College Hollywood with a BFA in film production and later from AFI where he earned his MFA in cinematography. He spent the last decade working as a cinematographer shooting various projects including feature films, branded content, documentaries, and short films. His most recently released feature film, RING RING (starring Lou Ferrigno, Malcolm Goodwin, Kirby Bliss Blanton), recently completely a limited theatrical run and is currently available on Amazon Prime along with his earlier film, PAINT IT RED (starring Martin Kove, Sally Kirkland, Cassie Steele, Jack McGee). He also shot the feature documentary A FATHERLESS GENERATION which screened at multiple international film festivals. His third feature film, FOR THE HITS, is currently enjoying success on a strong festival run and will be released later this year.