• About Murray

    Filmmaking and Teaching

    Redeemer University, Hamilton Canada

    Media and Communications Faculty (20017-2019)

    Building new film production program for Media degree.

    Teaching production courses, supervising thesis and internships, screenwriting, post-production, digital content creation, and documentary.

    Capilano University, Vancouver Canada

    Director, Bosa Centre for Film and Animation (2015-2018)

    Faculty (2003-2015)

    Teaching advanced editing, sound design, sound recording, motion graphics, project management, and first year camera and lighting.

    Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Canada

    Sessional professor (2005-2014)

    Course on Film Sound editing and aesthetics.

    University of British Columbia, Van. Canada

    Sessional professor (2009-2014)

    Course on Film Sound editing and aesthetics.

     

    Tyndale University, Toronto Ontario

    Summer sessional professor (2009-2010)

    Course on film and religious belief.

     

    Trinity Western University, Langley BC

    Sessional professor (2003-2004) 

    Course on Film Sound editing and aesthetics.

    FREELANCE FILM SOUND (1996-present)

    Specializing in Documentary Film: Sound Design, Editing, Recording, Re-Record Mixing.

     

    Notable credits include sound design for feature length documentaries Hellbound and Sex and Money by Kevin Miller, and Fallen Angel, the documentary about Larry Norman by David DiSabatino.

     

    Drama and experimental credits include the Academy Award winning film by Tal Shamir, The Vermeers. See IMDB.

     

  • Education

    Film and Philosophy

    Doctorate of Philosophy

    European Graduate School

    Dissertation: 'Sound in Cinema', to be published by Atropos Press, shows how sound in cinema is understood through Martin Heidegger's philosophy of unconcealing language and art.

    Masters

    Regent College

    Thesis: Feature documentary film about religious satire, titled Nailin' It To The Church; Religious Satire and the Gospel According to The Wittenburg Door.

     

    Editing Resident

    Canadian Film Centre

    One of four editors from across Canada in an intensive collaboration with film directors, writers, and producers.

    Bachelor's Degree

    Trinity Western University

    Liberal Studies undergraduate degree. Major in history.

     

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