Dan Dan is a Writer, Director, and Creative Producer currently located in Los Angeles. His career began in 2012, when he was a recipient of the Humanitas New Voices Fellowship for television writing - scripted comedy. Since then, he has written for NBC, VH1, Nickelodeon, ABC Family, BuzzFeed, and more.
Most recently, Dan was the VP of Creative Development at Fresno Inc., where he created over a dozen scripted and unscripted shows for Facebook Watch. From 2016-2018, Dan was the Head Writer and EP of Digital Video at Fullscreen; a digital comedy publisher that averages over 13 million weekly views across various digital and television platforms. Here, he also ran the series Party in the Back, which aired for over 100 episodes on digital and Audience Network.
Dan began his career with a desire to explore relatable moments through humor. He quickly found an audience online through his digital channel, Half Day Today. From here, Dan continued to write for TV at Nickelodeon, ABCFamily, and VH1.
Below are some examples of his work as a Writer, Director, and Executive Producer; and show Dan's passion for exploring new ways to connect through humor and identity.
Dan has written and directed over 20 commercial campaigns for clients such as Google, Spotify, Comcast, NBCU, and more.
From 2014-2016, he oversaw the production and creative direction of multiple American and international digital campaigns for BuzzFeed. Here, he lead one their largest digital co-branded partnerships with Comcast/NBCU, a multi-million dollar annual campaign that created content across all major digital platforms. He also showran the first ever digital branded BuzzFeed series, sponsored by Tide.
Digital video is a form of communication more than entertainment. It starts a conversation with an audience. The examples below are connected by a desire to create relatable, authentic content that sparks a real conversation.