Director of Film Incentives | Ease Entertainment Services
Russ joined Ease Entertainment Services in 2012. Prior to joining Ease, Russ spent 15 years in Twentieth Century Fox Physical Production, eventually becoming Executive Director of Theatrical Film Incentives. While at Fox, Russ secured film incentives for projects such as “X-Men: First Class”, “Unstoppable”, “Bride Wars”, and “Rise of The Planet of The Apes”. Russ also provided testimony in support of film incentive legislation in six States. Previous to entering the Entertainment Industry, Russ was Vice President of Taxes for National Medical Enterprises (now Tenet Healthcare). Russ is a CPA and holds a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California.