Russ Emanuel

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Originally from San Francisco, Russ grew up in both Japan and the United States, garnering an international viewpoint of the world throughout his childhood. After graduating from the University of Southern California with degrees in Cinema-Television, International Relations and Japanese, (and gaining more production experience at the UCLA ... See full bio »

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 2021 Staycation (Short) (producer) (pre-production)
 2020/II Routine (Short) (producer)
 2018 Lighter Than Air (Short) (producer)
 2018 Allegedly (Short) (producer)
 2017 Collar (Short) (producer)
 2016 Occupants: Comic Book Campaign (Short) (producer)
 2015 Occupants: Principal Photography (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 Restoration of Paradise (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 Occupants: IndieGoGo Video (Short) (producer)
 2013 Making of 'The Legends of Nethiah': Fantasy Shoot (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2013 Making of 'The Legends of Nethiah': Present Shoot (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2013 Making of 'The Legends of Nethiah': Score & Song (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2010 Cult 11 (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Nurse Janet's Happy Place (2010) ... (producer)
- Make-Up Time, Mr. President (2010) ... (producer)
- The Devil Always Wins (2010) ... (producer)
- Plastic for Everyone (2010) ... (producer)
 2009 The Bug in the Bathroom (co-producer)
 2009 Volvo (Short) (co-producer)
 2009 Behind the Green (Documentary short) (producer)
 2009 P.J.: Behind the Camera (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2008 Heaven's Messenger (producer)
 2007 The Rapture (Video) (associate producer)
 2007 Perfect Red (Short) (producer)
 2006 God's Little Monster (Short) (associate producer)
 2006 Sell Out (Short) (producer)
 2006 Girl with Gun (Short) (producer)
 2005 Mavet (Short) (producer)
 2005 In the Name of My Father (Short) (associate producer)
 2004 The Diary (Short) (producer)
 2004 Thomas Grey's Rainy Day (Short) (co-producer)
 2003 Her Knight (Short) (producer)
 2003 Alvarez & Cruz (associate producer)
 2002 Ego Trip (Short) (producer - as Russell Shintaro Emanuel)
 1998 Oshougatsu: The Japanese New Year (Short) (producer)
 1995 Star Trek: Hidden Identities (Short) (executive producer - as Russell Shintaro Emanuel)
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Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Russell Shintaro Emanuel | Russell Emanuel | Shintaro Tsujita


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Frequently collaborates with editor Emile Haris on his films. See more »

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