Murray Butler

Executive Creative Director at Framestore NY

Executive member since 2019
Region - USA


Murray joined Framestore in London as a compositing artist, working on groundbreaking projects such as
the BBC series "Walking with Dinosaurs" and Jonathon Glazer’s Levi’s "Odyssey". He relocated to New
York City in 2004 to help start up the New York office, where he now serves as it's Executive Creative
Director. Combining a long-standing love of the craft Visual Effects along with a passion for film-making in
general, his favorite places to be are either directing on-set or in the office working closely with
Framestore's VFX artists. He oversees the output of the company across multiple projects and
platforms, and has been instrumental in the growth and success of the company in the US. Over the
span of a twenty year plus career he has won two Primetime Emmys as well as a host of Visual effects
Society awards. He lives in Red Hook, Brooklyn, with his wife, his two children and a Hamster called
Wiki. He also enjoys riding his bike for the Fireflies, recently riding from San Francisco to Los Angeles for
Cancer Research.