Scott P. Murphy is a NYC area based feature film, television, music video, and commercial production designer. Architecturally trained, he began his career working for noted architects Frank O. Gehry and Richard Meier before shifting his focus to set design and art direction. He recently completed work on the upcoming Amazon anthology series MODERN LOVE based on the popular New York Times column. At present, he is designing season a 10 episode biopic series for HULU which tells the story of the formation of the legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan.
Recent projects include numerous Marvel shows for Netflix such as THE PUNISHER (seasons 1 and 2), Daredevil (season 2) and LUKE CAGE (season 2). Other recent credits include the critically acclaimed Netflix series BLOODLINE, RAY DONOVAN for Showtime and Joe Carnahan’s feature STRETCH starring Patrick Wilson, Chris Pine, and Ed Helms. Other feature film production design credits include REMEMBER ME, directed by Allen Coulter, starring Robert Pattinson, Lena Olin, and Pierce Brosnan.
Murphy’s stylish period designs for NBC’s THE PLAYBOY CLUB garnered him an Art Directors Guild nomination for Outstanding Production Design for a single camera series. Prior to that, his work on THE SOPRANOS earned him three Emmy nominations for Outstanding Art Direction.
Murphy’s art direction and set design work can be seen in the blockbuster feature films SPIDERMAN, SPIDERMAN 2, THE SIXTH SENSE, ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, MEN IN BLACK, LOLITA, and DEAD PRESIDENTS.
Additionally, Murphy was the series production designer for the American Film Institute award winning series LIFE. He has also designed pilots for popular television series such as SONS OF ANARCHY and THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES.
Commercial production design clients include Samsung, Target, Hyundai, LifeLock, Purina, Allstate and Smirnoff.
Murphy attended the graduate program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) and did his undergraduate studies at Iowa State University.