Bicoastal production company Honor Society has added Cary Murnion as executive creative producer. In this new role, he will oversee all in-house creative direction, partner with roster directors on concepts for branded and entertainment projects, as well as serve as executive producer at Honor Society’s Los Angeles office. The multifaceted position is fitting for Murnion, who has spent his career between production and creative roles. He will also continue to be represented as a director on Honor Society’s roster as part of the directing duo Cary & Jon, having created branded content for the likes of Nike, Target, Visa, Cheetos, Hertz, Tylenol, Mountain Dew and Ford.
Honor Society founder/executive producer Megan Kelly has been collaborating with Murnion for over 15 years, having represented him as a director at Honor Society and previous production shops.
Murnion has directed, written and produced content for a wide range of entertainment studios and networks, including Lionsgate, Warner Brothers, XYZ Films, CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon, Logo, Bravo, and Comedy Central. He has managed both large and small teams of creatives and production crews ranging from teams of 150 down to strategic teams of five. He has extensive expertise in the process of creative development for TV, film and the many digital platforms. He co-founded the award-winning integrated studio HONEST in 1999, partnering with agencies and clients to create digital and interactive experiences for a nearly two-decade tenure.
Murnion and his directing partner Jon Milott work together as directors and creators of feature films, commercials, and digital media. Their second feature film, Bushwick, starring Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow, premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Cary & Jon’s directorial feature debut, Cooties, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was distributed by Lionsgate. Cary & Jon’s work has been recognized by Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, Cannes, Webby Awards and FWA.