Carol Murphy



Originally from Belfast, Carol Murphy studied Fine Art Painting at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle-upon-Tyne and at the Ateliers ’63 and exhibited in Europe. An MA in Film Theory and film journalism brought her on the road to short film production and she produced the short films Automaton and Tell it to the Fishes starring Dylan Moran. Murphy has written, directed and produced numerous shorts. Painkiller is part of the Collabor8te 2013 slate, London and was long listed for a BAFTA; The Dissenter, was funded by NI Screen; Nightclubbing won the RTÉ/Filmbase Short Film Award and the Ille De France Finishing Fund 2009, and Mustard, premiered at The European Film Festival in Munich. Murphy attended the Rutger Hauer Filmfactory, the Script Development Programme at the Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam 2008/9 and at Script & Pitch at the 2009 Turino Film Lab with her project Golden Boy (previously called Eugene) In 2012 Murphy completed a residency at Digital Arts Studios in Belfast where she made a body of fashion films, working with Let Them Eat Cake, Neu HQ, Blow fashion PR, and Blick Studios. She also established FUGi: The Fashion Filmmaker’s Blog. Her fashion film Mary Me Jimmy Paul vs My Bad Sister was part of Fashion Popcorn #6 at the London Short Film Festival 2013 and was sold to Audi for their latest car campaign #untaggable. Murphy teaches specialist film writing and making courses at various Universities and courses and film festivals including BA Architecture and BA Film at Queens University and at the Foyle Film Festival in Derry. More recently Murphy has been developing feature projects and working in production on feature films and on Game of Thrones Season 6 and Season 7. She also talent scouts for various production companies including Rainmark in London. Murphy is currently writing a body of feature films.

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