Tim Russell is an experienced Film and Television Development and Distribution Consultant. His clients have included eOne Entertainment, Screen Australia and independent producers and production companies in Australia and America. 


Tim learnt his trade working as a Development Intern at River Road Entertainment in Los Angeles, creators of the critically acclaimed films 'Brokeback Mountain', 'Twelve Years a Slave' and 'The Tree of Life'. Whilst at River Road, Tim was involved in the early development for the Golden Globe nominated film 'Love & Mercy', which stars John Cusack, Paul Dano and Paul Giamatti. During his time in LA, Tim also worked with Cold Iron Pictures (formerly Ambush Entertainment), creators of Sundance Award Winner 'Swiss Army Man' and Berlin Award Winner 'The Diary of a Teenage Girl'.


He returned to Sydney in 2011 and worked with Hopscotch Films (now eOne Entertainemnt) across projects for Distribution and Development. Initially starting as a Production and Distribution Coordinator, Tim left the office and went on to work as an external script reader with eOne Entertainment with a more recent focus towards television projects domestically and abroad. Tim has since gone on to consult for Screen Australia and independent producers across Australia and America.  


Tim prides himself on providing clients with unique insights into their projects through an international and domestic market lens. He is passionate about storytelling and enjoys new collaborations. 



Feature Film Script Evaluation

For Development or Acquisition


TV Pilot Script and Series Bible Evaluation

For Development or Acquisition


Reports can be tailored towards your specific needs


Turn around is usually one week however this is subject to availability


Please contact Tim on info@timrussell.com.au for an individual quote

Clients include:

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