Joey Dello Russo
Joey Dello Russo
Joey Dello Russo directs and edits documentaries that honor the elegance of the ordinary.
 

Joey Dello Russo makes films
that honor the ordinary.


MasterClass

Trailers & FEATUREs

Legends Werner Herzog, Dr. Jane Goodall, Ken Burns, Annie Leibovitz, and Hans Zimmer impart everything they know.

CREATIVE DIRECTION + POST–PRODUCTION


Airbnb

BRAND FILMS & COMMERCIALS

From Taiwan to Ethiopia, these travel films go inside the hearts, homes, and hobbies of people around the world.

CREATIVE DIRECTION + POST–PRODUCTION


Step into the Page

VIMEO STAFF PICK

Disney animator Glen Keane reimagines himself by drawing in every dimension.

  • EDITOR

  • CLIENT
  • PRODUCER
  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • COLORIST
  • SOUND

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • F.O.S.T
  • EVEN/ODD FILMS
  • ASHLEY RODHOLM
  • JOE PICARD
  • CAREY BURENS
  • JOEL RAABE


Home Made

CANNES FILM FESTIVAl

In the south of France, a lesbian mother raises her non-biological daughter.

DIRECTOR + CINEMATOGRAPHER + EDITOR


Delusions of Banjer

feature DOCUMENTARY

A documentary about William Blake incarnate:
traveling poet, solo banjoist, and Renaissance intellect, Danny Barnes.

PRODUCER + DIRECTOR + CAMERA + EDITOR


The Foraging Chef

Bon Appétit

In the deep woods of the Hudson River Valley,
chef Fredrik Berselius forages ingredients for his restaurant, Aska.

  • EDITOR

  • CLIENT
  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • BON APPÉTIT, CONDÉ NAST
  • MATT DUCKOR
  • ALFREDO ALCÁNTARA


Everything in Our Power

san diego gas & electric

Across San Diego County, meteorologists, firefighters, pilots, and everyday citizens
combat wildfires on the frontlines.

  • EDITOR

  • CLIENT
  • AGENCY
  • PRODUCTION
  • WRITER/PRODUCER
  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • SDG&E
  • MEADS/DURKET
  • LONDON ALLEY
  • SAM HABER
  • DUNCAN SULLIVAN
  • ALEX D. LEVIN


Eventbrite | Chef Melissa King

EpISODE 1

Inspiration

EPISODE 2

artisans

EpISODE 3

BIG NIGHT

Across the San Francisco Bay Area, culinary artists collaborate on entirely new recipes for one timeless night.

  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • EDITOR

  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO
  • KEN FISHER
  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • MARTINA TAM
  • SARAH HOFFMAN


Change.Org

YEAR-IN-REVIEW Film

Democracy never dies when petitions empower people across the globe.

DIRECTOR + EDITOR


Wieden+Kennedy

EXPEDITION Trailer

In the open Pacific, Jack Shimko paddles over 200 miles because fuck cancer.

  • EDITOR

  • CLIENT
  • PRODUCER
  • WRITER
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • SOUND

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • PADDLE2LIVE
  • WIEDEN+KENNEDY
  • JOSEPH CONWAY
  • JEFF WRIGHT
  • JASON ROARK


Get Back ⇄ Stay Back

LITERARY Trailer

A book about milennials who ditch the city for the country, until their Earthly demise.

DIRECTOR + EDITOR


Shaki: Pesky Bee

extended trailer

Controversial anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon assimilates with the largest aborigonal culture in the Amazon.

  • EDITOR

  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • CAITLIN MACHAK
  • ALFREDO ALCANTARA


Breaking

THE state of the media

An essay film predicting the Trump presidency long before Fake News.

  • DIRECTOR + EDITOR

  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
  • CINEMATOGRAPHERS

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • SCHUYLER HUDAK
  • SILVIA SCANDAR MAHAN
  • ALFREDO ALCANTARA
  • KEN FISHER
  • ALFRED SCHOENINGER


Parking Lots to Paradise

Pepsi films

In Portland OR, locals rip up parking lots, and transform them into urban gardens.

  • DIRECTOR + EDITOR

  • CLIENT
  • AGENCY
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • MUSIC

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • PEPSI
  • MOFILM
  • JASON ROARK
  • JODY CARROLL


The Attunement

fine art film

The beginning, middle, and end, as one.

DIRECTOR + EDITOR


Discovery Channel

WHEN WILL THE WORLD END?

Samuel L. Jackson warns that Mother Nature governs our mortality.

  • EDITOR

  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • MIKE SLEE
  • ADAM RICHARDS


A&E’s The Unexplained (2011 TV series)

episode 1.2

preview

episode 1.4

PREVIEW

EPISODE 1.12

PREVIEW

Victims of unsolved crimes and illnesses turn to metaphysicians for answers.

  • 1ST CAMERA/DIT

  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
  • DIRECTOR
  • CINEMATOGRAPHER
  • EDITOR
  • SOUND

  • JOEY DELLO RUSSO

  • DOUG LIMAN
  • RUSS STRATTON
  • JOSH CHERTOFF
  • ALFREDO ALCANTARA
  • MATT KAZMAN
  • STEVE GIRARD