Ex Machina - Breakdowns

2009 - CG Supervisor

Total Recall - Hovercars

Repo Chick - Featurette

Cloverfield - Tippett Studio reel

The Spiderwick Chronicles - Hogsqueal


DREAM SHARK FILMS (Independent Film Production)

Doorbells and Gunshots

Release Date: 2019

Co-Director | Producer 


Harvey, lonely and depressed, seeks the aid of a troubled young man only to be interrupted by a mysterious stranger. As secrets emerge everyone is left pondering if anything is as it seems.

Lab Brats

Release Date: (in production)

Director | Writer | Cinematographer | Producer

It's not science's science FUN!

Spin-off of popular short film Parker's Son following the crazy scientific misadventures of Dr. Jones, Dr. Fields and Miss Shields.

Parker's Son

Release Date: 4 April 2016

Director | Writer | Cinematographer | Producer

Created for the 2016 SCI-FI-LONDON 48hr Film Challenge

Dr. Mila Parker is a research scientist on the verge of a breakthrough that could save countless lives, but would probably bankrupt the pharmaceutical industry. She has very personal motives, as this breakthrough would save her son's life. Little does she know, this research has also put her own life in danger. Fortunately, a mysterious figure attempts to intervene to keep her safe and allow her work to continue.



Linux Journal - Feb 2008

"Linux Powers The Spiderwick Chronicles"

A Linux-based production pipeline is a perfect choice for a major motion picture like The Spiderwick Chronicles, with its many goblins and magical creatures.

Dr. Dobbs Journal - March 1999

"Big Screen Development"

Providing software applications that help the special effects masters at ILM do their jobs better is Russell Darling’s specialty.

​© 2019 Russell Darling

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