JOSH ‘BONES’ MURPHY
...is a director and producer whose film career began with the award-winning action-sports series UNPARALLELED. His work now spans commercial, branded content, television, and feature film including THE RIVER WHY (2010 Dallas AFI Film Festival, Best Cinematography at 2010 Ashland Independent Film Festival) starring Zach Gilford, Amber Heard, Academy Award Winner William Hurt and Academy Award Nominee Kathleen Quinlan, ALONE TIME starring Rose Hemingway (Phoenix 2013, Vimeo Staff Pick with over 1mil views) and the elevated genre film HERE ALONE which will premier in 2016. He was the Executive Producer and Creator of Mustang Ranch: Labor of Love for HDNet and his broadcast productions have been featured on PBS, CBS, ESPN, CMT, OLN, VH1, G4, VS, and FOX.
Commercial clients include Avaya, Thompson Reuters, The North Face, GoPro, Clif Bar, Theranos, Patagonia, Outdoor Research, Volvo, and SanDisk. He is the recipient of North American Snow Sports Journalist Association’s Bill Berry Award for Modern Media, the Harold Hirsch Award for Film and Broadcast, and shared the Gerald Hirschfeld, ASC Best Cinematography Award from the Ashland Independent Film Festival.
He co-founded the commercial production company LIARS&THIEVES! with editor/director Collin Kriner and believes wholly in the value of trust as a key tenant of the creative process.