"Mr. Russell’s creations are a wonder of ingratiating understatement" - Ben Brantley, New York Times


.ruok is a short film that

Jay wrote, directed & produced

starring Peter Mark Kendall,

Zachary Booth &

Sydney James Harcourt.


 ruok has played Film Festivals in Melbourne, Amsterdam, London, Edmonton, Canada, New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, San Antonio, Indianapolis, Milford, PA, Palm Springs, CA., Corvallis, OR, Kansas City, MO,

New Haven, MO, North Carolina, Fargo, ND.St. Louis, San Diego, Hartford, Miami, Nantes, France, & more. 


 Iris Prize, Cardiff, Wales, Everybody Digital Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY,       Reel Affirmations DC LGBT Film Festival, & NEWFEST- the NY LGBT Film Festival

Latest News

ruok will be featured at the

Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff,  Wales October 8-13th,  & as part of the 31st NewFest

New York's LGBT Film Festival October 23-29

Jay will be featured in Season 4 of

Mr Robot,  as well as in the HBO Miniseries

The Plot Against America. 

In April, Jay won the

Carbonell Award for

Best Supporting Actor

in a Play

 for Indecent at

Palm Beach Drama Works!

© 2017 by Jay Russell.