"I just kept making work," says Steph Green of her career so far. "That's the advice I'd give to any young director. It doesn't matter if you're an assistant 12 hours a day, the other hour you have of consciousness, you need to be directing something." And, at 27, Green has already covered a lot of ground with that extra hour, not just professionally—but geographically.
After graduating from Northwestern University in Illinois, where she made her first student films, the San Francisco-native followed her Irish heritage to Dublin, where she attended school and continued to make short films, just as she had back in Evanston. She also directed a poignant and emotional spec campaign