Summary

Russel, a Director, based in Peoria, has 1 First Assistant Director credit and 4 Director credits, and has been a member since 2014.

Credits

10/15 – 10/15

First Assistant Director Being-for-others (2016)

Film (Short) — Matthew Pearse
10/15 – 10/15
1/15 – 2/15

Director Cast Out Onto Earth Forthwith

Film (Short) — LX Entertainment Details
1/15 – 2/15

Director responsible actor selection, script breakdown, interpreting the script and making it into a film including planning locations, shots, pacing, acting styles, overseeing the cinematography and technical aspects, coaching actors and directing them, coordinating staff on set, directing the shooting timetable and ensuring that deadlines are met.

12/14 – 12/14

Assistant Director Dear Henry

Film (Short) Details
12/14 – 12/14

First Assistant Director responsibilities include break the script down into 8ths of pages, break down the script into a production schedule, liaising with all other Head of Departments, keeping the set on schedule each day, daily Call Sheet and set safety.

12/14 – 12/14

Director Phoenix Lights

Film (Short) Details
12/14 – 12/14

Director responsible actor selection, script breakdown, interpreting the script and making it into a film including planning locations, shots, pacing, acting styles, overseeing the cinematography and technical aspects, coaching actors and directing them, coordinating staff on set, directing the shooting timetable and ensuring that deadlines are met.

12/14 – 12/14

Producer Things Will Work Out

Film (Short) Details
12/14 – 12/14

Producer responsible for planning, schedule, budget, signing up all crew positions (12), casting for actors, scout locations, all location releases, all actor releases, actor payment, detailed script breakdown and on set emergencies. This was a short and shooting took 2 days.

12/11 – 12/14

Camera Operator (Gaffer, grip, camera operator, sound mixer) Various Short Films

Film (Theatrical) — Phoenix Independent Filmmakers Group Details
12/11 – 12/14

Worked as crew (camera, sound, gaffer, grip) on several short films produced in the Phoenix, AZ area

11/14 – 11/14

Script Supervisor Holding On

Film (Short) Details
11/14 – 11/14

Script Supervisor responsible for maintaining the motion picture's internal continuity and for recording the production unit's daily progress in shooting the film's screenplay.

11/14 – 11/14

Script Supervisor Verses

Film (Short) Details
11/14 – 11/14

Script Supervisor responsible for maintaining the motion picture's internal continuity and for recording the production unit's daily progress in shooting the film's screenplay.

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Education

Class of '14

GCC

Film Pre-Production and Production
Class of '14

Vincent Laforet

Director's Workshop
Class of '14

ScreenwriterU

Masters Class in Screenwriting
Class of '12

Tom Kame's Film

Filmmaker's Workshop
Class of '11

John Toby

Story Writing Workshop
Class of '73

ASU

BSEE

My Gear

  • 4 foot Slider
  • 8 Channel Sound Mixer
  • Canon 5DMIII
  • Canon 7D
  • Car Mount
  • Dana Dolly
  • GoPro Silver camera
  • High Hat
  • Manfrotto floating heads and tripods
  • Mics and boom pole
  • Several Canon L lenses
  • Shoulder mounts with focus puller
  • Zoom H4n
  • Zoom H6

Affiliations

  • Independent Feature Project (IFP/Phx)

Skills

  • Actor
  • Aerial Camera Operator (Drone Operator)
  • Assistant Director
  • Casting
  • Crew
  • Director
  • Editing
  • Gaffer
  • Grip
  • Producer
  • Script Supervisor
  • Script Writer
  • Sound Recording/Mixing