Photo by Desmond Herbert

DANTE RUSSO has worked on a number of television shows and feature films including Glee, The Odd Couple, Growing Up Fisher, and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.  As a writer, Dante is currently working on the new ABC drama A Million Little Things.  He’s a recipient of the 3rd Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship for his pilot, Haters, and Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest for his short screenplay, Grief.  His drama pilot, I Will See You Again, was a Selected Project at the 2017 Stowe Story Labs in Vermont.

Dante recently directed his short film, Grief, which premiered at the 18th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival. He has directed music videos for artists Melinda Sullivan, Daniel Zaitchik, and Declan Bennett; dance videos for Chloe's Syncopated Ladies and YouTube mega-network DanceOn; sizzle reels for make-up giant FACE Stockholm; sketch comedy featured on Funny or Die; promos such as Cathrine Goldstein's novel "Sleeping With Mortals”; as well as the web-series, Wiener & Wiener, about the misadventures of a hot dog and his human roommate living in NYC.  

A native New Yorker now living in Los Angeles, Dante is a graduate of Emerson College and is a proud member of both Actors' Equity Association and Writers Guild of America, East.