Joe Russo - Producer

Joe Russo - Producer

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Submit your script and receive an in depth one hour private story notes call with producer Joe Russo from MX Productions (Christina Aguilera's company). 

This executive will give you specific suggestions on how to elevate your script's dialogue, structure, pacing, characterization, tone and marketability. 

This is for writers with:

Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller, Horror pilots.

Joe's bio:

Award-Winning filmmaker Joe Russo has seen his short films featured in festivals both domestically and internationally, garnering praise from top film critics. His years of production experience includes work on commercials, web-series, television and feature films for such companies as Nike, FOX, SyFy, A/E, Lionsgate Films and Universal Studios.
In 2010, Joe joined Level 1 Entertainment where he worked for five years with CEO and Hollywood producer, Bill Todman, Jr. (X-Men, Wild Wild West) working his way up to Director of Development, where he was charged with managing a slate of feature films and television programs, working hand-in-hand with major motion picture studios and television networks such as Fox, MGM, Showtime, SyFy, History and Amazon.
During his time at Level 1, Joe worked on projects with talent like Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment, Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison, the creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the writer of Academy Award winner A Beautiful Mind, the writer of Black Hawk Down, the creator of The X-Files and the director of Captain America.
Joe has been recognized for his “firm grasp of the craft, solid storytelling, and compelling characters,” working with writers to develop many acclaimed projects over the last several years which have been selected by film and television executives for the Young & Hungry List, The Blood List, The Hit List and The Black List - Hollywood’s most prestigious list of the best unproduced screenplays. 
After leaving Level 1, Joe became a Development Consultant for Christina Aguilera and Matthew Rutler’s MX Productions, advising the company on their feature film division and their first-look television deal with Lionsgate Entertainment. 
In 2017, Joe directed the Valentine’s Day digital short, Be Mine, for Eli Roth and Jason Blum’s Crypt TV. 
As a producer, Joe wrapped production on the horror anthology feature film, Nightmare Cinema, starring Academy Award Nominee Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler), working with several acclaimed filmmakers like Joe Dante (Gremlins) and David Slade (American Gods). 
He launched the interview series Post Mortem with Mick Garris on Podcast One, featuring in-depth filmmaker-to-filmmaker conversations with genre legends like Rob Zombie, John Landis, Roger Corman, Bryan Fuller and many more.  
Joe is represented by The Gersh Agency, Hollander Entertainment and Morris Yorn.