Mr. Stern holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Philadelphia Academy of the Arts and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Miami. He served as a filmmaker in residence at the North Carolina School of the Arts and as Adjunct Professor at New School University in New York.
His professional background also includes work on over one hundred films such as THE ORIGINAL KINGS OF COMEDY, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, GOODFELLAS, THE UNTOUCHABLES, AMERICAN SPLENDOR, BE KIND REWIND and CHICAGO. Furthermore, he has been nominated for an Emmy three times, winning one for his work on BOARDWALK EMPIRE. (Best Sound Editing - episodic, single camera)