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Murray Butler
Executive Creative Director
Framestore NY

LOS ANGELES, USA // Murray joined Framestore in London as a compositing artist, working on groundbreaking projects such as the BBC series "Walking with Dinosaurs" and Jonathon Glazer’s Levi’s "Odyssey".

He relocated to New York City in 2004 to start up the New York office, where he now serves as its Executive Creative Director. Combining a long-standing love of the craft Visual Effects along with a passion for filmmaking in general, his favorite places to be are either on-set or working closely with his artists.

He oversees the output of the company across multiple projects and platforms, and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the company in the US. Over the span of a twenty-year career he has won two Primetime Emmys as well as a host of Visual effects Society awards. He has also directed campaigns for Qualcomm, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Google.

He lives in Red Hook, Brooklyn, with his wife, his two children and a Hamster called Wiki. He also enjoys riding his bike for the Fireflies, recently riding from San Francisco to Los Angeles for Cancer Research.