Just Announced! Official Selection into the Dalmatia Film Festival!

Dalmatia Film Festival (DFF) is an international festival of features, shorts, documentaries, animated films, experimental films and tourism / travel films. The first part of the festival takes place during the summer in several beautiful Croatian cities: Sutivan, Pirovac, Kaštela and Solin, with outdoor screenings during the evening and night, in enchanting and relaxed summertime […]

New Festival Selection in Indianapolis

Very proud that Fiego and the Magic Fish was selected for the Indy Shorts International Film Festival! Tickets are now available to watch virtually or in person at www.IndyShorts.org!

New Film in Production

As Fiego wrapped up and hit the festival trail, work immediately began on my next independent film “Odin and the Egg”. You can watch its progress at https://www.patreon.com/JoeMurray24 Behind the scenes , pencil tests, commentary, plus tidbits from my past shows and such. We also have an open forum for Q & A. Check it […]

Great Time in Barcelona

Fiego had a great response at the BARCIFF Indie film festival, and a very intelligent Q&A afterwards. It was great to tell the stories of the films making and some of the insight and history that went into the story. Loved it! Join me on patreon https://www.patreon.com/JoeMurray24 to hear more on the making of Fiego […]

Big Win in Berlin and Other News

Fiego was awarded Best Animated Film at the Berlin Film Festival, and we just got into the Palm Springs Animation Festival on June 20th. There is some other news, but I’m asked to hold off on announcing until next of kin has been notified. Thank you all.

Award at Cannes!

Okay, so it’s not THE Cannes Film Festival, but a great showcase honor of taking first prize in Best Direction for an Animated Film from the Cannes Film Awards in France. Many thanks to them and any who made the decision! Onward to Barcelona next week!

More Updates: Athens honor and Cannes Nominee

At the Athens Animfest, Fiego took home an Award of Distinction in the short category. Yesterday, we became an official nominee at the Cannes Film Festival in France, and we became an official selection st the ARFF Amsterdam International Awards. Very happy with the showing on the festival circuit!

Magic in Pasadena

First look at Fiego on a big screen with big sound. Our film screened with our crew in attendance: Sound supervisor Mike Mancuso, my daughter Daisy Murray, and original music composer Meiro Stamm. Also in attendance were many crewmates from Let’s Go Luna, a couple from Camp Lazlo, and even one from Rocko. It was […]

Taking a Trip to Barcelona

Just FYI, I will be at the Barciff Barcelona Indie Festival https://www.madriff.org/barciff/ for the May 25th screening. There will be a Q and A with the filmmakers following. Will keep posted with the time.