Writer: Love, Victor on Hulu & Diary of a Future President on Disney+

Emerging Content Creator Workshop - June 25 @ 12:45pm PST


DANNY FERNANDEZ is a Cuban-American writer, actor, and songwriter. After graduating with an acting degree from of NYU, he was discouraged by the limited roles available for Latinx actors and the stereotypes being perpetuated by the industry. Danny then decided to change gears and dedicated himself to writing that material himself. He quickly fell in love with writing and telling stories that were authentic to his experiences as a first-generation Latinx-American. He is currently writing on Season 2 of DIARY OF A FUTURE PRESIDENT on DISNEY+ and previously for LOVE, VICTOR on HULU. He was also a staff writer on ABC’s GRAND HOTEL, Executive Produced by Eva Longoria. For three years, Danny was the writer for the annual Imagen Awards, which included reworking the opening of Hamilton to honor Lin-Manuel Miranda. As a director, Danny produced and directed portions of Todrick Hall’s Visual Album, Straight Outta Oz.

Twitter & IG: @mrdannyfern