Amy Russ

As an actor and producer, I love to inspire joy, empathy, and transformation through the art of storytelling. To me, there’s nothing better than being part of a production that makes people think, broadens their perceptions, or just plain makes them laugh out loud after a bad day.

Okay, sometimes chocolate is a very close second. But I digress…

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Festivals and Funny Walks

How are you? I hope that you and your family are safe and doing well during these interesting times. It’s been quite a ride here in NYC, but so far Suzie and I are healthy, so we’re counting our lucky stars.

I’m also very lucky I got to work during lockdown. I See You Now, written and directed by Tara Gadomski, is a film about finding connection during the pandemic. I was honored to receive a Best Actress Award at the MindField Film Festival Bi-Monthly Competition in July. The film also won Best Coronavirus Diary Film at the Brighton Rocks Film Festival and is an official selection at the festival on August 12th. Click here to check it out.

Do you need a little something silly to get your mind off of *everything* for a few seconds? (Who doesn’t?) Watch this video of a woman who used her video doorbell to capture her neighbors’ funny walks.

Stay safe. Wear a mask. Let’s take care of each other. 


Amy Russ