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!

Tips for Working with Reflections when Shooting Shiny Objects

Whether it is a shiny new iPad or a slick sports car, shooting reflective objects can be a nightmare. Usually you can fix this problem by shooting at an angle from the subject, but sometimes you either have to shoot directly towards the subject or there isn’t a good off-angle that works. Here are some quick tips to get rid of unwanted reflections.

The Hobbit – My Two Cents on High Frame Rate

I sat anxiously in the theater waiting for The Hobbit to start, everything I knew about what to expect from high frame rate had me nervous. Would it look like I was watching a 60fps soap opera? Would it have that tainted aesthetic of every consumer digital video camera from the days before the 24fps 35mm DSLR revolution? I had made a pact with myself though. Throw away any preconceived notions about the format and simply watch it with an open mind.

Guide to Light Systems for Film and Television

Introduction

Let’s start by coming to an understanding that the list of lighting tools is long as long as it is complicated. This is a collection of the most common lighting tools that you will encounter on set and their basic function.

Motion Graphics Show Reel 2012

I have been busy over the last 12 months creating motion graphics and VFX magic! Check out my new showreel featuring the cream of the crop projects of 2012 including: Motion graphics, 3D animation, visual effects, and cinematography! If you dig it, please share it with your friends! What is your favorite part? Leave a comment below!