Anthony & Joe Russo made their start writing and directing the feature film Pieces, which debuted at Slamdance in 1997. The film later screened at the AFI Film Festival, where Joe won for Best Actor. The Russo brothers wrote and directed Welcome to Collinwood, produced by Steven Soderbergh and his Section Eight partner George Clooney, which was selected as the closing night film for the Director's Fortnight at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
The brothers made their move into the television world by directing the pilot for FX's Lucky and multiple episodes of Fox's Arrested Development, which won an Emmy Award for Best Comedy Direction for their work on the pilot episode.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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