Russell Watson

Film Director and Teacher

Russell Watson is an artist and teacher working in theater and digital imaging. He studied Drama in Education and Theatre Arts at the Edna Manley College in Jamaica and Film, Video and New Media at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has been Curator of Art and Media at Chicago’s historic Hot House Center and Youth Program Coordinator at New York’s Studio Museum in Harlem. His feature film A Hand Full of Dirt won the 2011 ReelWorld Film Festival Audience Award and was nominated for the Pan African Film Festival’s 2011 Best First Feature Director Award. Russell Watson currently resides in Barbados teaching photography and video and operating the multimedia workshop RSTUDIO.


Maria Holder Memorial Trust

Maria Holder Memorial Trust

WaterFront Cafe

Waterfront Cafe

The NodeHub

Island Inn Hotel


Days Bookstore

National Library Service


Maria Holder Memorial Trust