Search Engines

Director : Russell Brown

2021 OzIFF Laurel Winner Female
2021 OzIFF Laurel Winner SupFemale
Search Engines film poster

Overview & Credits


Sanity and relationships are put to the test when mysterious circumstances force a family to survive the annual American Thanksgiving holiday without their cell phones.

Director Biography

Russell Brown is currently editing Loren and Rose starring Jacqueline Bisset and Kelly Blatz, featuring Gia Carides, Erin Cahill and Paul Sand. The film wrapped principal photography in May, 2019.

He is also completing post-production on two nonfiction films — a short conceptual documentary entitled The 44 Scarves of Liza Minnelli and Above the Arroyo: A Dream of the Stairs of Los Angeles, a feature length art installation which includes a live performance component.

His most recently exhibited film — a mid-length documentary entitled The Kaleidoscope Guy at the Market — had its festival premiere at the 21st Dances with Films in June, 2018, and has continued to play over 25 festivals since its release, garnering awards in a variety of categories.


Russell Brown- Director / Producer / Writer
John Baumgartner - Producer
Kerry Barden - Producer

Key Cast

Joely Fisher
Natasha Gregson Wagner
Grace Folsom
Nicole Cummins
Michael Muhney
Ayumii Iizuka
Jonathan Slavin
Philipp Karner
Nick Court
Connie Stevens
Devon Graye
Michelle Hurd
Barry Watson
Brooklyn Bela