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Meet THE iNDEE: Russ Willey

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Russ Willey Photo Credit: David Superville
In continuing the Meet The iNDEE series, we spotlight Russ Willey.


What are your hobbies/pastimes outside of work?

Watching movies, playing with my son and taking pictures 


How did you know you wanted to be a writer/director/work on set ? 

Doing a play in junior high I fell in love with acting,


What is one thing you think most people don't know about you? 

That I studied martial arts for 34 yrs, at one time I was homeless, and I'm living proof that organ donation works. I'm a two time kidney transplant recipient.

What are a few of your favorite films: 


Film Genre: It's a tie between action and horror.   

Writers: I love Stephen King.

Directors: My top 3 favorite directors are 1.Alfred Hitchcock 2.Francis Ford Coppola 3.David Lean


If you could meet anyone for an afternoon who would it be and what would you want to talk about?

That's an easy one; it would be Bruce Lee. ,I have read every book I can find on him. I know that he had so much more to give in the way of knowledge about life and fighting


What was the last movie you watched? Impressions? 

The last movie I watched was the new TMNT (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) it was a good retelling of the story putting it into today's times


What is your role at The iNDEE? 

My role at the iNDEE is I'm their SFX artist, prop master, fight choreographer (when needed) and I also help with set dress. When we're not in production or filming, I'm their IT person.




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Kim Nance Misenheimer is the Social Media Coordinator for THE iNDEE.

THE iNDEE is a film studio in Gastonia, North Carolina that strives to encourage independent filmmakers and help them innovate in their artistic endeavors.