Steve is an action-driven, emotion-focused filmmaker who recently directed his first feature film, BALLPARK. His projects reflect a rigor and affinity for capturing heart-pounding moments, from intense, violent sequences, to a simple shared breath that changes everything. His work as a director has been recognized with multiple awards, including Best Short Film at the LA Latino International Film Festival for his film, EL COCODRILO. Commercial directing credits include campaigns for BurgerFi, Cerveza Montejo, Nike Basketball, and others. He recently directed his first episode of TV, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, on USA.
His perspective is informed by extensive experience as a cinematographer in independent film (SATELLITE OF LOVE, JACK’S APOCALYPSE), commercials, and feature documentaries such as CATCHING THE SUN and ROAR: THE MOST DANGEROUS MOVIE EVER MADE. Born and raised in San Antonio, TX, Steve currently resides in the lush, urban sprawl of North Hollywood, CA.