Diane Russo-Cheng (she/her) is an award-winning director and photographer. Originally from New Jersey, Diane takes inspiration from her roots - combining the foundation of her loud Italian American upbringing, her queer identity, and commitment to visual beauty.
Her storytelling quality and style of her films caught the attention of commercial brands, and she has woven her identity into work with Nike, Under Armour, and Glossier. Her work has been shortlisted by Berlin Commercial, and celebrated by SHOOTS New Directors Showcase, among others. Diane was a finalist for The 2020 Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program. In her personal work Diane is committed to making socially conscious driven projects that amplify narratives around self identified women and her LGBTQ+ family.