Category Archives: Animation

Animation Life in Art

May 12, 2016

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Two Amazing Bits of News First, we had an amazing home birth of Elan Gael Stefan Murray over the weekend. Very healthy new baby boy! Then yesterday, I got the official greenlight for 40 episodes of my new PBS Show … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life is so Daily

March 18,2016

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A Little Freaked Out Well, my PBS pilot was completed and sent in to the wonderful process of focus group testing. It’s one of my favorite pilots I’ve done, but will it connect? Don’t know. We will see. My 3 … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life is so Daily

I have this studio….

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I have this studio in downtown Glendale. I’ve had it for awhile. In my building is a mixture of film production, and business types. Craig Barlett’s in the building. Passes by at times on his way for noodles.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual

New Year, New Projects

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My new project for PBS is going extremely well. Almost too well. I think I love it more than any other show I have worked on. It says something that needs to be said at this time in our evolution. … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

September 8, 2015

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Sorry, way too long between posts. Been working on my pilot for PBS which I LOVE LOVE LOVE. It’s turning out better than my expectations, and I feel it’s something that is needed right now children’s programming. Great to work … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art

June 11, 2015

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Extremely crazy busy. PBS pilot moving forward. Just signed Joan Cusack for the lead role. Very happy about that. Todd Henry sent me his new pre-release copy of his new book “Louder than Words”. I strongly recommend buying it when … Continue reading

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Animation Business as Unusual Life in Art travels

April 25, 2015

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A Return?  Hmmmm…. I recently went out of town for a large gathering of PBS producers, content creators and local stations ( my friend the very talented Craig Bartlett was there) and I have returned with a new hope and … Continue reading

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Animation Joe Murray Archives

March 10, 2015

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Previously unpublished Rocko Archive Art

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Animation Business as Unusual Serious Thoughts

February 10, 2015

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Had a great skype with Todd Henry a couple of weeks ago, author of “Die Empty” and “The Accidental Creative” ( Two books that I highly recommend.) Really down to earth with lots of insightful advice and banter. Had a … Continue reading

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Animation Life in Art

January 14, 2015

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I have not been doing interviews lately, but my old high school newspaper ( Leland High School in San Jose) asked for one recently. I thought I would share it here: 1. What advice would you have for students who … Continue reading

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