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Christopher Murrie has been editing prize-winning animated commercials and short films since 1999, beginning at Vinton Studios, the predecessor to LAIKA. At LAIKA, he edited Henry Selick’s CG short Moongirl, before segueing to work on a series of innovative spots for e-sure (a U.K. insurer) and Coraline.
Mr. Murrie has also collaborated on high-profile commercials campaigns for Trident, Honda, and M&Ms. The Mirinda “Genie” ad he edited in 2000 won the Animated Film Society’s commercials Annie Award. He also edited all three seasons of the Emmy Award-winning spots for NFL on FOX.
Among the other projects that he has edited are Signal in the Sky, the Powerpuff Girls music video; Kirk Kelley’s award-winning, experimental short film Day of the Dead; and Mike Wellins’ 45-minute Deadenders.
Mr. Murrie holds a degree in art and studies in music composition from Illinois’ Knox College. He then trained in Chicago in film editing and post-production.