Helen Murray

Helen Murray

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Helen Murray

Helen Murray

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
  • Our Empty Theatres
    Our Empty TheatresOur Empty Theatres was a personal project I embarked on during lockdown last year. My main body of photography work is centred around Theatre. The shows, the rehearsal and the people. When lockdown happened I like pretty much all us freelancers found myself out of work and at a loss. My thoughts kept turning back to my workplace, our theatres, and the sad emptiness they now found themselves in. Over the course of 2 months I visited 22 theatres from London, Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds to phot
Projects credited in
  • Open Court - Royal Court Theatre Festival
    Open Court - Royal Court Theatre FestivalI was commissioned to create this promotional video to market the Royal Court Theatre's youth festival ‘Open Court’. Young theatre makers were given the space to develop and perform their own projects. I liaised with the theatre’s promotional team, shot and edited the festival launch video and a further film chronicling the 4-day event.
  • Superhoe [The Royal Court Theatre]
    Superhoe [The Royal Court Theatre]Original music production for critically acclaimed play 'Superhoe' at The Royal Court Theatre. 'The music by The Last Skeptik is great' The Times
  • J'OUVERT at Theatre503
    J'OUVERT at Theatre503“What people you know can party through all of the earth’s elements?” Carnival is here. The streets of Notting Hill are alive with history and amongst the pulsating soca, dazzling colour, and endless sequins and feathers, Jade and Nadine are fighting for space in a world they thought was theirs. A timely reflection on the Black British experience and sexual politics of Carnival, J’Ouvert is a piercing, hilarious and fearless story of two best friends, battling to preserve tradition in a societ
  • Photography
  • Editing Photos
  • Colour Grading
  • Sony A7S
  • Profoto
  • Profoto Lighting
  • Project Management
  • Art Direction
  • Direction
  • 35mm Film
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    Honourable MentionCreative Review
    My personal series Our Empty Theatres was award an honourable mention in Creative Review's Photography Annual 2020.
    Theatre Photographer of the YearTheatre and Technology Awards