Stephen Purvis spent his formative years living on a Texas ranch. After he landed his first job as the projectionist at the Uptown Theater in Marble Falls he was hooked on film and there was no looking back. After college he moved to Los Angeles where his film career started in the editing room. As an editor he worked with a variety of talented filmmakers including Hector Babenco, Joe Dante, Brian De Palma, William Friedkin, Tom Hanks, Jack Nicholson, Meg Ryan, Meryl Streep, and William Wittliff. Eventually he moved into producing and directing documentaries for cable and then into independent features. Recently he received his MFA in Film Production. In college he ignited his passion to create films to make a difference and change the world.