Stephanie directs and produces independent documentaries, short form content, commercials and episodes for cable television. She has extensive experience working with children and families. Her Emmy nominated independent films have been broadcast on PBS POV and she has directed commercials for a wide range of clients: ESPN Films, Apple, Tiffany & Co., Verifone, and Goldman Sachs, as well as stories for cable network studios: MTV, CNN, and NickMom.
Stephanie is the Director/ Producer of the Emmy®-nominated documentary, Wo Ai Ni Mommy (I Love You, Mommy). The film was awarded three Grand Jury Best Documentary Awards at the AFI/ Discovery Silverdocs Film Festival, the Asian American International Film Festival and the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, as well as a 2011 CINE Special Jury Award. The film was broadcast nationally on the award-winning PBS series P.O.V. Stephanie’s second documentary, Tough Love, premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and HotDocs Canadian International Film Festival in 2014. Tough Love had a national broadcast on PBS POV on July 6, 2015.
Besides independent documentaries, Stephanie also directs commercials and art videos for nonprofit organizations, and stories for various media outlets includingE CNN, UNICEF, MTV, Discovery, DeSantis Breindel, Radical Media and the Biography Channel.
Stephanie sits on the board of the New York Women’s Foundation and resides in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, son and daughter.