Stephen Travis Pope is an award-winning composer, film-maker, computer scientist and social activist based in Santa Barbara, California. He is currently active as a software development contractor and intellectual property expert through FASTLab. From 1996-2010 he was affiliated with the Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE), in the Dept. of Music, and the Graduate Program in Media Arts and Technology (MAT) at UC Santa Barbara. Before that, he lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for a decade, working at Xerox PARC, Stanford's CCRMA and UC Berkeley's CNMAT.
His music and video compositions are released through HeavenEverywhere Media. Stephen is also a practicing Quaker, a conscientious objection counsellor, a trained Reiki practitioner, a facilitator with the Alternatives to Violence Project, and active prison clergy registered with the California Dept. of Corrections.
Name: Stephen Pope
Lives in: Santa Barbara, California
Company: HeavenEverywhere Media
Occupation: Filmmaker and Music Composer
Audience Favorite - best long-form music video at the 2012 Awareness Film Festival in Hollywood
Award of Excellence for Best Original Score at the 2013 The International Festival for Spiritual, Religious, and Visionary Films, Jakarta
Chris Statuette at the 62nd annual Columbus International Film + Video Festival , 2014