Frame.io for Video Production – A Year of Testing

I love being organized. It is part of the reputation I have built for myself. Some have even jokingly said that I give most producers and project managers a run for their money. So it would make sense that I would strive to use the most efficient and easy to use video review and collaboration software right? Enter Frame.io.

My 2016 Director & Animator Showreel

After much too long of a wait, I am happy to introduce my 2016 Director & Animator showreel. Here are two minutes of some of some cool projects I have had a hand in creating.

For the full pieces, visit: isaacmurray.com/

Let me know what you think in the comments and thanks for watching!

Modeling a 1989 Ferrari 460 GP Formula 1 Car in Maya

Four years ago I started modeling a 1989 Ferrari 460 Grand Prix Formula 1 car for fun. About a week later, for one reason or another, the personal project was abandoned. More than likely due to a growing workload at the ad agency I was working for at the time.

Fast forward to August 2016. While rearranging some files on my archives I stumbled across the files again and decided I would spend some time finishing it. It has been really interesting cracking this model open again after so many years.

Autodesk Shows Mograph Some Love with Maya 2017

Autodesk shows a new commitment to the art of motion graphics with the Maya 2017 release. With the addition of the MASH procedural animation toolkit, it looks like Maya is positioning itself to be a more dedicated player in the world of Mograph. I’m excited to upgrade and check out the features for myself.

Designing for the Web with Title and Action Safe in Mind

Anyone who has created content for broadcast knows that safe areas should be respected, even though modern televisions don’t suffer from the same problems that initiated the use of title/action safe. One of the subtle benefits – using guides can bring your content in line with typical design styles used in broadcast.