Russell Stone is an award winning documentary videographer 
and photographer based in Denver, Colorado.

He is the Director of Photography for "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship".
The documentary focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies like 
Apple, Facebook and Google. 

Staying true to the open access model: it will be free to stream and download, for private or public use, and maintains the most open CC BY 4.0 Creative Commons designation to ensure anyone regardless of their social, financial or political background will have access.

Russell recently completed a documentary photography book and series titled
"Cuba After Fidel". 
The project explores the people and culture of Cuba after the passing of the nation's revolutionary leader, Fidel Castro. The book is shot entirely on 35mm film and includes 120 photographs from the city sidewalks of Havana to the tobacco farmlands of Viñales. 

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Film Screenings

Global Film Premiere
September 5, 2018 at 5:30pm (ET)
Landmark Theatre (E-Street) 555 11th St. NW, Washington D.C.  20004
US Screenings
September 7, 2018 @ 5:00pm (ET) ("Sold Out")
MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA 
October 15, 2018 at 4:00pm (staff only not for public)
UC Berkeley Morrison Library, Berkeley, CA
October 22, 2018
United Nations Headquarters, New York City
October 25, 2018 
University of Arkansas, Union Theater, Fayetteville, AR   
October 25, 2018
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA  
November 29, 2018 at 4:00pm
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 
Penn State, University Park, PA
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA  
University of Denver, Denver, CO   
Johns Hopkins University-Homewood, Baltimore, MD  
Johns Hopkins University East Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
UC Berkeley Transparency in the Social Sciences, Berkeley, CA 
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA  
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Hofstra University, Long Island, NY
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
City University of New York (CUNY), New York City, NY  
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA  
Duke University, Durham, NC  
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 
Davidson College, Davidson, NC   
UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Bates College, Lewiston, ME  
Miami University, Oxford, OH  
Brown University, Providence, RI  
New York University (NYU), NYC, NY
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA   
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO  
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX  
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA   
University of Colorado--Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO  
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
University of Colorado Health Sciences Library, Aurora, CO  
Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, MN 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas​​​​​​​, NV  
University of North Texas, Denton, TX  
Belmont University, Nashville, TN  
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA   
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC  
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA   
The College at Brockport, SUNY   
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ   
NYU Health Sciences Library, New York, NY  
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX   
UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC    
College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA    
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Boston University, Boston, MA  
Columbia University, New York, NY
University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO  
Claremont College, Claremont, CA  
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA  
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ  
Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY    
Portland State University, Portland, OR​​​​​​​ 
Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA  
LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY  
Washburn University, Topeka, KS  
California State University--Fresno, Fresno, CA  
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH  
University of Washington, Seattle, WA  
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
West Chester University, West Chester, PA 
Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ  
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX 
Penn State Berks, Spring Township, PA  
University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln NE  
Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA 
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 
Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi  
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA  
Depauw University, Greencastle, IN  
Mercer University, Macon, GA  
Oakland University, Rochester, MI  
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH  
University of Hawaii - West Oahu, HI  
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA  
Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY
Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 
University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK 
Towson University, Towson, MD 
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ 
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
The University of Albany, Albany, NY 
University of Denver, Denver, CO
Columbus State University, Columbus, GA
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

​​​​​​​Canada Screenings
October 26, 2018
Western University, University's McKellar Room theatre, London, Ontario
October 27, 2018
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario 
University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba   
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario   
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario    
Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia  
École nationale d'administration publique, Quebec City, Quebec   
MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta  
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia  
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia  
Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton 
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon 
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec  
Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec
University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario

International Screenings
October 9, 2018
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands,
October 23, 2018 at 18:15 at Lecture Hall J1, Johannisstraße 1, 48143 Münster
University of Münster, Germany  
October 24, 2018 at 6:30pm at QNL Auditorium
Qatar National Library, Doha, Qatar
October 25, 2018 at Skylounge, Oskar Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna.
University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria 
October 26, 2018
Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa   
Imperial College, London, UK
FOAM Laboratory Studio, Penryn, UK
Cranfield University, Bedford, UK
Brunel University London, Uxbridge, UK
University of Manchester Library, Manchester, UK
The Urania Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Padova University, Padova, Italy
Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa
University of Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, West Africa
University of Patras, Greece
Botswana Institute for Technology, Research and Innovation, Kayne, Botswana
North-West University, Mmabatho, South Africa
Great Zimbabwe University, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
University of Limpopo Library, Mankweng Township, Polokwane
University of Zululand, Richards Bay, South Africa
National Research Foundation, Pretoria, South Africa
Indira Gandhi Institute, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Masiyephambili College, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Botswana Open University, Gaborone, Botswana
University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
University of Mpumalanga, Mbombela, South Africa
Kennisland Think Tank, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Federal University of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), Arcadia, South Africa
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa
University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi    
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil
University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary  
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
University of Greenwich, London, UK  
Oxford University, Oxford UK
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany  
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany    
International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP),Trieste, Italy  
Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, India   
NYU-Shanghai, Shanghai, China  
Zayed University, United Arab Emirates   
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Catalonia, Spain  
Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany    
Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India  
University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 
Open Science Community Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands
City, University London, London, UK   
University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Torrens University Australia, Sydney, Australia   
Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia
University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia  
Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK  
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa  
Analysis & Policy Observatory, Melbourne, Australia  
Swineburne University, Melbourne, Australia  
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia  
University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
University of Greenwich, London, UK   
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Bern, Switzerland   
City, University of London, London, UK
University of Reading​​​​​​​, Reading, UK
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand  
Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia   
Australian College of Applied Psychology, Brisbane City, Australia  
Copenhagen University Library, København, Denmark  
University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney, Australia  
La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia  
University of Southern Queensland, (Toowoomba campus) Queensland, Australia 
UNSW Canberra, Campbell, Australia 
Flinders University, Bedford Park, Australia  
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands 
 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine​​​​​​​ 
University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia   
KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium  
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand  
Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand  
Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia  
Kings College London, London, UK  
Berlin/Oxford School for Open, Transparent &Reproducible Research, Oxford, UK 
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia  
James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
University of Cambridge​​​​​​​, Cambridge, UK
Federation University Australia, Mount Helen, Australia  
Southern Cross University, East Lismore, Australia  
University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia 
Lund University, Lund, Sweden  
University of Zurich, Zurich, Sweden  
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia  
Ethereum Developers meet-up Barcelona, Spain  
University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary 
University of Hull, Kingston, UK  
Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey  
HD-CAICYT Lab, Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Australian National University, Canberra, Australia  
European University Institute, Florence, Italy  
Open Science at Politecnico di Torino, Italy  
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa, Japan  
Fachhochschule Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam, Germany  
Macquarie University, North Ryde, Australia  
University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Australia  
Southern Cross University--Coolangatta campus, Bilinga, Australia   
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India   
University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, Australia 
University of Göttingen, Göttingen Germany 
Stuttgart Media University, Stuttgart, Germany 
University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK 
Oxford University, All Souls College, Oxford, UK
National Marine Science Centre, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, Australia​​​​​​​
Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia
Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland  
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece 
LCC International University, Klaipeda, Lithuania
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