Stephen Manuel, who was born in Dublin and raised in Germany, is an Irish director for feature films and advertising. The strengths of Stephen Manuel include comedy-, storytelling- and celebrity spots (also cheeky dialogs and funny, quirly commercials). \r\n
After he finished the film academy in Baden Württemberg, he worked as a director for the Harald Schmidt Show. Since then, he has shot many well known commercials for brands like Nescafé, Haribo, 11880 or Homann, with many celebrities, for instance Harald Schmidt, Thomas Gottschalk, Verona Feldbusch, Barbara Schöneberger, Dieter Bohlen and Yvonne Catterfeld.