Dan is a comedy writer and director living in Los Angeles, by way of New York & New Jersey. He began performing and directing comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCB) while attending The School of Visual Arts, where he earned a BFA in Film/TV Directing. 

While in New York, Dan directed dozens of sketches and comedic music videos for UCB house teams, CollegeHumor, and FunnyorDie.  In 2012, he was Nominated for a Webby Award for “Best Comedy Short or Individual Episode” for his viral video “The Man Without a Facebook."

Most recently, Dan's been working with BuzzFeed Motion Pictures where he wrote and directed their most successful branded series, Puppyhood, which has garnered 250MM+ views and counting. While at BuzzFeed, Dan also worked with their most popular unscripted franchise talent, The Try Guys, and developed & directed several successful branded campaigns with them. 


Dan’s also directed commercials for a bunch of other clients you've heard of like Purina, Gillette, Ford, Warner Bros, Amazon, Kia, the CW, NBC Universal, Lifetime, Comcast Xfinity, and Hot Pockets.

Purina Puppy Chow - First Poop

Amazon's The Grand Tour  - Demolition Derby

Interceptor Plus - Worms 101

Couples Take The Ultimate Relationship Test

Arm & Hammer Truly Radiant - Try Food You Hated As a Kid

Purina Puppy Chow - Anxious Puppy

Troubles With Time Travel