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DANTE RUSSO is currently writing on the ABC drama, A Million Little Things. Since moving out west from New York, Dante 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, he is a recipient of the 3rd Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship and Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 ScreenCraft Short Screenplay Contest.

A graduate of Emerson College, Dante recently wrote and directed the short film, Grief, which premiered at the 18th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival, among others. He’s directed music videos for Melinda Sullivan, Daniel Zaitchik and Declan Bennett; dance videos for Chloe's Syncopated Ladies and YouTube mega-network DanceOn; sizzle reels for cosmetics giant FACE Stockholm; promos such as Cathrine Goldstein's novel "Sleeping With Mortals”; and digital scripted content including the web-series Wiener & Wiener about the misadventures of a New York City hot dog, Oscar, and his human roommate, Peter Wiener.