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USA | 2011 | :23:30 | Narrative Short
Directed by: Russell Greene

A young, Southern lawyer goes to New York for a job interview with the country's most eccentric and intimidating Federal Judge. After experiencing the weirdest encounter of his life, he is given an ultimatum that pits his morality against his ambition. Both comically absurd and socially relevant, the film asks: How far would you go to land your dream job?

Director: Russell Greene
Producer: Belinda Blair
Writer: Russell Greene, Cliff Gardner
Cinematographer: Jonathan Deaver
Composer: Jonathan Deaver

Andrew Blair, Elaine Liebman, Eizabeth Austin, Henry Packer, Kirk Miller, Robert Gambino, Tanya Selvaratnam

Russell Greene: Director, Editor, Preview Return, Print Return, Print Shipper, Submission Contact, Writer
"Easy Street" is the writing and directorial debut of Russell Greene.
Since graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997, he has made his living as a film editor. He has worked on projects of all genre, style and scope. He lived in Brooklyn from 2002 - 2010 spending most of that time as editing partner to revered film editor Angelo Corrao. Russell recently moved to Lowell, North Carolina where he lives with his wife, Heather, and two children, Carter and Harper Lee.

Notable credits:
As editor:
- "2B" (Science Fiction Feature Film starring Kevin Corrigan and James Remar)
- "Hungry is the Tiger" (Feature Documentary about the Asian Food Crisis)
- "Bob & Denise" (Feature Documentary about architects Robert Venturi & Denise Scott Brown)
- "Saving Lieb House" (Short Documentary film, multiple international festivals)
- "The Perfumed Road" (Feature TV Documentary)
- "What's On Your Plate?" (Additional Editor for theatrical, Editor for TV version)
- "Made Here" (30 episodes of the acclaimed web-series on NYC artists. Viewable at www.madehereproject.org. and soon on WNYE)

As First Assistant Editor:
-"The Betrayal", Dir: Ellen Kuras (Oscar Nominated, Emmy Winner, Sundance official selection)
- "Dream of Life: Patti Smith", Dir: Steven Sebring ( Emmy Nominated, Sundance award winner)
- "Our City Dreams", Dir: Chiara Clemente (multiple international festivals)
- The short films "Freud's Magic Powder" and "Virgin Red", Dir: Edouard Getaz (multiple international festivals)