Stephan Puchner, born in1971, is a graduate of the Munich University of Television and Film and was awarded numerous prizes as director and author of short films (among others the Official Contribution to the Contest Cannes International Film Festival and the Hessischer Filmpreis).
In 1997 and 1998 he was responsible for the project development of Bernd Eichingers Constantin Film company and attended to the development of numerous cinema and television films.
Since 1999 Stephan Puchler is freelance author. In 1994 he wrote the music film Música Cubana, The Sons of Buena Vista produced by Wim Wenders and in 2007 Pornorama, produced by Bernd Eichinger and directed by Marc Rothemund (Sophie Scholl). Since 2003 he teaches screenplay and playwriting at the University of Television and Film in Munich.