Eric Murray Lui
It was a teenage interest in stills photography and video cameras that led Murray Lui to what is now a full time passion and profession. An indigenous Australian from an area known as the Torres Strait in Northern Australia; he was born on Thursday Island and raised on the outer island community called Poruma.
Most recently Murray has just finished principal photography on the 4 x 1 hr Police Drama TV series True Colours for Bunya Productions/SBS. Earlier in 2021 Murray shot the 5th and final season of the Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor 8 x 30 min series comedy Rosehaven, for GuessworkTV and the ABC. He had previously shot Seasons 1, 3 and 4. Previous feature films include the Wayne Blair directed, Goalpost Pictures produced feature film Top End Wedding and Cook Nga Pouwhenua (working title) – shot in early 2021 and currently in post production. Past notable credits include Matchbox Pictures SBS series The Family Law Seasons 1 and 2. Grace Beside Me, a 13 x 30 min scripted Children’s TV Drama – and the first to be commissioned by NITV.
Murray also shot 3 seasons of the Scarlett Pictures skit comedy series Black Comedy for the ABC. Two episodes of the drama series The Gods of Wheat Street for Every Cloud Productions/ABC, and the comedy series 8MMM Aboriginal Radio for Princess Pictures/ABC.A Masters graduate of the prestigious Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Murray is an award winning cinematographer working across Drama and Documentary. He enjoys projects that interest and fuel his passion for the creative collaborative storytelling processes.
Currently, Murray is shooting Irreverent (Matchbox Pictures) for Peacock in Queensland.