Russ Galusha

Russ Galusha

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Seasoned Professional Editor

Video editing from the South to the Pacific Northwest

After graduating from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in the Spring of 2008 with a BA in Mass Communications, Russ immediately moved to Los Angeles to further his career as an editor and graphic designer. In 2009, Russ was an editor, digital image technician and graphic designer on the independent film Obselidia, which was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it won the Alfred P. Sloan Award, Best Cinematography and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. Obselidia was also nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards.

After Los Angeles, Russ moved back to Little Rock and began working with multiple production houses such as See Spot Run Productions, C.J.R.W., Waymack & Crew as well as P. Allen Smith where he was the editor of several television shows, including P. Allen Smiths Garden Home, Garden Style, and Garden to Table. During this time, Russ continued to edit work on local and national narrative shorts and features. Russ has edited and designed posters for six award winning and nominated short films. In 2013 Russ won two Emmys for the AETN production Champion Trees, Best Documentary and Best Cinematography.

From 2014 to 2017 he worked as a freelance editor and graphic designer on projects for AETN, The Boys and Girl Club and Local Little Rock Production Houses such as Exclaim Health, Waymack & Crew, C.J.R.W. as well as some work for Vice Live Nation. Russ then worked on the PBS show Mineral Explorers as Senior editor as well as traveling with the crew to remote locations in Peru, Spain, Portugal, Mexico and the United States as the Assistant Camera, Assistant Director and Data Wrangler. Also during this time he was the D.I.T. for the Features Gods Not Dead 2 and Antiquities. In 2016-2017 Russ worked on 2 projects for AETN, Bell Ringer: The Invisible Brain Injury (Editor) and Dreamland (Assistant Editor). These projects both won Emmys in 2017.

In 2018 Russ moved to Portland, Oregon where he worked as a freelance editor and graphic designer on projects for P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home and Garden Style, C.J.R.W., Waymack and Crew and Classics In Miniatures. While living in Portland Russ has had the pleasure to grow his work family tree creating great working relationships with companies such as Portlandrone/Portland Video Production Company, Untitledno.9, Facebook, 2 Penguins Productions, Kill Rock Stars, Lucky Day, Google, The C47 and Age of Learning. Creating and cultivating relationships with different production houses is a passion of his. Working with different backgrounds of people and learning about them is key for growing as a person and as an editor who excels in story telling.

Video Editors in Portland, OR

Video Portfolio (8) view all

Hacking Google

This was my first time working with Google and it was an amazing experience. The level of professionalism and guidance… View the Video

Minimentary for Age of Learn…

This was another part of Age of Learnings educational program. There was a video about animal facts to make learning… View the Video

The Legend of Joan of Arc - …

This is the trailer I cut for The Legend of Joan of Arc Feature film. I was the editor for… View the Video

Logan Lynn: Rich and Beautif…

This was a music video produced during COVID. Logan Lynn is a talented Portland Artist that wanted to create a… View the Video

Mineral Explorers Season 2 P…

This is an Promotional video for Season 2 of Mineral Explorers. This edit showcases all the locations and minerals we… View the Video

Editors Reel

This is a quick compilation of my work over the past 15 years. It showcases mostly Narrative, Commercial and Documentary… View the Video

ABC Mouse Acadamy Promo

This is a promo I cut that showcases many of the different educational cartoons available at Age of learning or… View the Video

Age of Learning, Fast Facts

This is a part of a Age of Learnings Educational Channels informational videos. This teaches kids amazing facts about many… View the Video

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Jon Crawford

Jon Crawford


I have worked as Jons go to editor for 10 years on multiple projects. He was the Director of 2 seasons of Mineral Explorers as well as a few small Documentaries and Narratives.
Jem Schofield, Producer,
I worked closely with Jem on Age of Learning/ABC for 3 years. He was the lead producer for Children's learning content.


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