About

Whether Joe Murray’s Character and Story Shop is creating original character properties for identity, marketing or licensing, or bringing in over one hundred hours of Emmy Award winning television animation production on time and on budget, Joe Murray Studio brings it’s sense of commitment, exceptional client service and passionate attention to detail to every project.

With over 25 years of internationally recognized and award winning business, the client list for Joe Murray Studio spans from top advertising agencies to corporate clients such as Apple, Intel, Honda and Hilton Hotels.  Entertainment clients such as Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, MTV and Illumination Entertainment. Interactive gaming clients such as Nintendo and Activision as well as comic book and toy design with such clients as Dakin and Marvel Comics. Editorial clients such as the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Face Magazine, San Francisco Giants Yearbook. In addition to character and story art development, the studio has an international studio clientele  such as Alphanim/ Gaumont Animation, France, that benefit from story and property trouble shooting and sweetening, as well as production consulting and storyboarding.

The studio also maintains it’s independent film production, using it as a growth and experimentation tool, with film output that has shown at Sundance and Annecy.

JMS is the perfect outsourcing, commissioning solution for any studio or business in need of character and animated property development, with experience taking it all the way through animation production to ancillary toy and graphic design.

For more information and commissioning opportunities contact Joe Murray Studio att. Business Affairs, or att. Joe Murray directly.

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