Russell originally hails from Long Island, where he became obsessed with movies and filmmaking. He studied film at Emerson College in Boston, moved to Los Angeles after graduation, and has since become the go-to editor for a variety of projects. He’s edited countless music videos (Bad Religion, Death Cab For Cutie, The Donnas), commercials (Toyota, Doritos, Johnnie Walker) and other branded content (for clients like Disney, Hulu, Netflix). He has also edited numerous award winning shorts and features. He edited segments of the horror anthologies ABCs of Death 2 and Minutes Past Midnight; co-edited the indie rom-com Let’s Ruin It With Babies; and most recently edited the horror/thriller Becoming. He currently resides in Santa Monica with his wife and four cats.