Russell Adam Morton


Russell Morton is a Singaporean filmmaker whose work mobilises Southeast Asian folkloric figures and rituals while enmeshing mythological narratives and existentialist concerns. The short film Saudade (2020) was screened at several international film festivals including the 31st Singapore International Film Festival (2020), 28th Sheffield Doc Fest (2021), 25th Fantasia International Film Festival (2021), 29th Raindance Film Festival (2021). Morton was also the Director of Photography for Ang Song Ming’s Recorder Rewrite, Singapore’s entry to the 58th Venice Biennale and Jow Zhi Wei’s upcoming feature film, Tomorrow Is A Long Time (2022). His first feature film project, Penumbra (2023), participated at SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab 2020, Full Circle Fiction Lab (2021), Berlinale Talents Tokyo (2021) and is currently in development with Pōtocol.

Last Updated: 23 June 2022