Michael Murphy is a storyteller. His artistic vision, technical expertise, and love for storytelling helps people tell their own story through carefully crafted images.

In 2012 he started working as a member of the production team for Vevo where he discovered his gift for cinematography. As a crew member he performed the duties of all the positions within the camera department on many feature length and short films. His experience has allowed him to work with state-of-the-art cinema gear such as ARRI, ZEISS, SONY, CANON, and RED. 

A diverse filmmaker, Michael has worked with European film directors helping them achieve their dreams cinematically. The Danish film, "A Bum" (2017), Michael's role as the film's producer and cinematographer was essential in the completion of the film. Michael's work as the cinematographer on Syrian/American short film, "Amal" (2018) widely showcased his talents from both an artistic and technical level prompting appraisal from legendary filmmaker, Robert Townsend.

Spearheaded by Michael Murphy, Blackstar Images aims to assist in the creative process, execute visions, mold ideas, and tell stories across all mediums. 


  • Film & Media Production

  • Photography

  • Content Creation

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