Stephan was contacted in April by Kerry Herman, producer of the Australian Directors Guild (ADG) Awards. He agreed to allow the guild to use one of his compositions, “Autumn Twilight,” in their annual awards ceremony. The piece was featured during a memorial segment honoring those directors who have passed away in the last year. The “In Memoriam” segment is below, as well as on the ADG YouTube channel.
Stephan was contacted by the producers of a West Virginia PBS television program, “Outlook.” They were producing an episode dealing with electronic musicians in West Virginia. Stephan was interviewed by the Outlook team at his house.
Stephan entered the Young Film Composers Competition in February 2007. There were over 800 entries in this year’s contest, and Stephan’s was chosen in the top 20! The video clip scored by Stephan can be viewed below. Unfortunately, Stephan did not make it to the top 10 semifinalists this year.