About

Ry Russo-Young is a New York based filmmaker. Her most recent feature, Nobody Walks starred John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, and Rosemarie Dewitt and was co-written with Lena Dunham. The film won a special jury prize at Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically in over ten cities by Magnolia Pictures.

In 2009, Russo-Young’s You Wont Miss Me premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and won a Gotham Independent Film Award. The movie was released by Factory 25 on a special-edition DVD / LP set in 2011. Russo-Young’s short film Marion, a three-screen deconstruction of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, won film festival awards and has since screened at galleries, colleges and festivals around the world. Russo-Young’s first feature, Orphans, received a Jury Prize at the 2007 SXSW Film Festival and was released on DVD in 2008.

As an actress, Ry Russo-Young has appeared in films such as Hannah Takes the Stairs and The Color Wheel. She has directed commercials for DKNY, Adidas, Jaeger Le Coultre, Subaru and others through Bunker, a production company based in Soho. She is currently working on a new film and a pilot for cable television that she’s attached to direct. She majored in film at Oberlin College.

Press

The New York Times

The Wall Street Journal

The Los Angeles Times

Elle Magazine

Filmmaker Magazine

Interview Magazine

Contact

Features
WME | Jeff Gorin
(310) 859-4000

Commercials
Bunker New York
(212) 242-2900