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Short Film

Written and Produced by Evan Scott Russell

PREMIERED AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2013

  • WINNER - Best Student Film - Big Bear Lake International Film Festival
  • WINNER - Jury Award, Best Narrative - Humboldt International Film Festival
  • WINNER - Audience Award, Best Narrative - Humboldt International Film Festival
  • WINNER - Young Grit - Indie Grits International Film Festival
  • WINNER - Best Film Directed By A Woman- Women in Film & Television, Nashville Film Festival
  • WINNER - Best Student Film- Beaufort International Film Festival
  • WINNER - North Carolina Distinguished Filmmaker Award- Carolina Film & Video Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - PBS Online Film Festival, 3rd Place; Top Placing Student Film
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Nashville Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - River Run International Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Cucalorus Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Asheville Cinema Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Ivy Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Charleston International Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION -  Longleaf International  Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Carrboro Film Festival

Short Film

Written and Produced by Evan Scott Russell

  • WINNER - Platinum Remi - WorldFest Houston
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - River Run International Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Longleaf Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Full Bloom Film Festival
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Palm Springs Short Fest Market
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION - Southern-Fried Film Festival

in pre-production

 

Short Film

Written and Directed by Evan Scott Russell

A college junior struggles with his sexuality, when a new friend who claims to be straight, makes moves on him that raises eyebrows. 

 

THE HEART IS HARD TO FIND

Short Documentary

Directed by Evan Scott Russell

Enter the life of Rita-Jo, a home nurse who's lot in life is to care for others. But after giving everything to her clients all day, who cares for Rita?


 

in development

BLEEDER

Feature Length Horror Screenplay

Connor, a hemophiliac, and his close group of friends track down the whereabouts of a legendary abandoned camp ground in the weeks leading up to their high school graduation. After getting found out by local law enforcement, one friend is determined to find the camp on his own. When he doesn't return, the group must enter the woods to find him. Little do they know, there's a reason the camp is shrouded in secrecy, and it's waiting for them. Graduation wont get a chance to tear them apart.

STAND BY

Feature Length Drama Screenplay

An indie band gets their break to perform as the openers for one of their favorite artists. When missing their flight the morning of their departure puts their careers in jeopardy, a secret romantic relationship between members of the band will stand to ruin everything they've worked for. Sometimes people are just empty plane seats. Sometimes you need to want what you don't need, to realize what you do. 

SQUARE ONE

Feature Length Comedy/Sci-Fi Screenplay

Co-Written with Jordan Dee Crabtree

When a group of friends return home after a night of celebrating to find their house broken into, instead of finding things missing, they find something left behind. A strange glowing cube on the floor of their living room. While waiting on the police to arrive, the group goes to great lengths to stay together. But as life will prove, sometime to stay together, you have to grow apart.