Dane Hanson wrote, directed and starred in “The Female Orgasm Law” which won the Audience Award for Best Comedy Short at the prestigious 2012 Friars Club Comedy Festival! Whether it be as a filmmaker or as one of their hand-picked judges, Dane has been part of The Friars Club Festival every year since 2011, starting with his viral smash-hit, “Lie Detector”.
Dane has acted in more than 60 national commercials. Dane fell in love with commercial directing after having worked as an actor for very famous, genius directors such as [names redacted].
For 11 years, Dane ran the critically-acclaimed sketch comedy show, Sitcoms Blow. Working as head writer and director for 65 actors at its peak, and performing more than 1500 live shows, that’s where Dane really developed his comedic writing and directing tools.
Dane is currently the producer of the TV show, Laughs, a program on Fox that showcases new, emerging stand-up comics.
Dane lives wherever the work is but if he could choose, he’d probably be in a freezing cold climate, with hockey on the TV, planning out his next shoot.