Russell Blanchard
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Russell Blanchard is an independent filmmaker based in New Orleans who has produced and directed over 15 narrative short films that have premiered and competed at festivals in Shanghai, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Hawai'i. He is currently developing a slate of feature films for development and plans to direct his first feature film in the near future. Previously served for five years as Creative Director for Falck Productions, where he utilized the Louisiana Motion Picture Tax Credit and Digital Media Tax Credit on multiple commercial, documentary and industrial projects. Russell has worked in Production related roles on feature films and television series, including Plan B Entertainment's THE BIG SHORT, ABC's LOST and at PBS HAWAII. B.F.A. in Cinematic Production from the University of Hawai'i-Manoa's Academy for Creative Media. Founded LOCOfilm in 2010 to connect artists with projects that have a social impact.

festival posterTHE LOT, 15min., USA, Drama