Cinematographer, Puppeteeer, Executive Producer
With a Degree in psychology and a day job turning wrenches Puppetry seemed to be the most obvious hobby for Russ. When the idea to make a horror film came about he agreed it was a good idea. When the idea to make an all puppet horror film came around he agreed it was a really fucking good idea. When asked about his qualifications he responds with:
"Well, I attended Jiulliard. I've travelled extensively. I lived through the Black Plague, I had a pretty good time during that . I've seen 'The Exorcist' about a hundred and sixty-seven times, and it keeps gettin' funnier every single time I see it! "