Latest News:
Jay filmed a role in the upcoming feature
Queen of Knives
due out in 2023.
Next up: Jay is headed to the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre to do two plays
Clue & Sherwood
More info at

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


.ruok is an award winning short film that

Jay wrote, directed & produced

starring Peter Mark Kendall,

Zachary Booth &

Sydney James Harcourt.


 ruok has played Film Festivals in New York City, Cardiff, Wales, Washington DC, Melbourne, Amsterdam, London, Edmonton, Canada,  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

 See Short Film Project Page for info on how to see RUOK