Director, Operations, DesignVFX & 10th Street Productions Turner Studios
Kendra Russell has 21 years experience in the entertainment industry, the last 13 years with Turner Studios, newly named WarnerMedia Studios. She started her career as a PA on commercial and music video sets in Los Angeles and has since worked in almost every facet of production. Her experience ranges from shoot production, 3D and 2D animation, visual effects, motion design, editorial, color correction finishing, print and digital production.
As Director of Operations, for both the DesignVFX department and the WarnerMedia Studios in–house agency, 10th Street Productions, which consists of writers and producers, her job is to help bring concepts and ideas of our brand partners to fruition by organizing the creative process and supporting the creative resources. Her team of talented project managers and coordinators are responsible for the project management and operational support for the artists, writers and producers, managing logistics for projects and ensuring successful final delivery. The DesignVFX and 10th Street Productions groups support and work with the entire WarnerMedia portfolio which include tbs, TNT, truTV, Turner Sports, CNN, Cartoon Network, TCM, Adult Swim, HBO and WB.
Kendra enjoys traveling, cooking and reading. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband, Jason and her two daughters.