Russ Adams  

Russ Adams


Russ Adams : Founder / Creature Creator / FX Artist

An internationally known Special FX artist and Creature Creator, Russ Adams is an award winning special effect artist and founder of Escape Design FX. Self taught, he has 15 years experience in the FX and filmmaking industry.  

Russ is the Creature Creator artist in Utah. He has captured the attention of several Hollywood effects artists and studios from Stan Winston Studios, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, Legacy FX, and more. In 2014, he was selected from nearly a thousand applicants to compete in Season 1 of the SyFy Channel’s newest skill based reality show, Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.

Russ has developed a wide skill set during his years of experience working within the independent film and theater communities. He has been credited with over a dozen indie films in the United States and many more spanning 8 countries. 

Russ is a 10 year veteran of the United States Air Force where he distinguished himself in many fields. In addition to his service, he has earned multiple degrees including a Masters Degree in Literature.


Jaymee Lords

Jaymee Lords

Jaymee Kerr  : Administration (Ogden, UT)

The lovely lifeblood of our operation! She handles just about everything.





Staci Lee: Publicist & Public Relations

Most people contacting EDFX encounter Staci before talking to anyone else. Its a good thing too. She much more pleasant individual to talk to, then say Russ. Sorry man!



Fellow Artists

Logan Long: Logan Long Creative Works

Rayce Bird: RayceBird.Com

Marcel Banks: Independent Makeup FX Artist