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Julie Murray is an Irish born artist, film and video maker living in the US.

Drawing on her background in the Fine Arts, filmmaker Julie Murray makes short experimental works in digital and film media which are poetical in nature, engaging the textural imprints and limits of the form as an essential element of pictorial content.

Her film and digital works have been exhibited at numerous national and international venues including the New York Film Festival, the Hong Kong International Film Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the London Film Festival and the Flaherty Film Seminar.

Her work was featured in the 2004 edition of the Whitney Biennial and her films are part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her films are also contained in a number of University library collections in the US and are archived at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive in Los Angeles.  Murray has presented her work at venues including REDCAT (Los Angeles), Anthology Film Archives (NY), Media City Film Festival (ON), Pacific Film Archives (CA), Los Angeles Filmforum, the San Francisco Cinematheque, Cinematheque Ontario in Toronto and at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin.

Murray’s early super-8 films were selected for a National Film Preservation Foundation Award in 2014.

She teaches at CalArts.


Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive


Interview via email exchange with Mike Holboom