Festival Year: 2023, 2020

Josh "Bones" Murphy

Roles: Director

Josh Murphy is a director and producer of film, commercials, and branded entertainment. He previously was co-producer and second unit director of THE RIVER WHY, producer of the 2016 Tribeca winner HERE ALONE, co-producer of multi-award winning THE PUSH, contributor to Academy Award winner Alex Gibney’s Theranos film THE INVENTOR, and directed and produced ARTIFISHAL that was commissioned by Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard.

Recently he directed and produced PURPLE MOUNTAINS about snowboarder turned climate activist Jeremy Jones, and released his second Patagonia film THE SCALE OF HOPE about aspiring alpinist, climate activist, and former Obama White House Climate Team member, Molly Kawahata, as she struggles with mental illness while trying to create a new climate narrative framed around systemic change and hope. He’s co-directing a film about the global plastics epidemic with Oscar winner Louie Psihoyos (THE COVE, RACING EXTINCTION, THE GAME CHANGERS) which began production in 2022.


Festival Year: 2023, 2020


Scale of Hope

(US, 2022, 67min)


(US, 2019, 79min)