Stephan Burchardt was born in Goerlitz, Germany in 1983. He found his cinematic footing as a child playing around and shooting with his grandmother’s analogue camera.
Stephan continued to build his knowledge at the Film and Fernsehakadmie Mitteldeutschland before moving on to attend the renowned Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.
In 2006 he officially started working as a DoP for various TV and feature films. At this time he was able to truly showcase and hone his unique voice. Stephan won the “Deutsche Kamera Preis” (German Cinematography Award) for the series Conrad in 2011 and received the „Kodak Camera Award“ for his works in 2012.
He successfully completed his studies at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg with a degree in cinematography in 2013 while already having an enormous body of work.
Today, he is represented by the well-known agency „BITE Managemen and works around the globe as a freelancer DoP and photographer for established commercial agencies and production companies.
Stephan shot a couple of feature films like Stung, House without a Roof, Olympia 1936, and many more. In 2016 he has done several campaigns of visually enthralling work for TRIVAGO, WWF, LEXUS and the sports brand FILA. Recently he shot SKYLINES a production for German NETFLIX Original Series.