Hal Cantor

HAL CANTOR writes television, film, and theater. He is currently writing on the second season of GREAT ESCAPES with MORGAN FREEMAN for The History Channel. His comedy, TO HAL & BACK, was optioned by SONY PICTURES TELEVISION. He wrote on FUSION channel’s acclaimed special, THE NAKED TRUTH: DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS, which broke The Panama Papers story. Prior to that, his drama pilot, MOUTHPIECE, was bought by FOX TELEVISION STUDIOS. He wrote THE LAKE EFFECT, a one-hour drama pilot for SHOWTIME, developed with Emmy-winning director Scott Winant. Hal also sold the drama pilot, TWILIGHT, to SONY PICTURES TELEVISION.

Hal’s had multiple plays produced. His new one-man show, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ANXIOUS, debuted at London’s Camden Fringe. CUBICLES,which he wrote & directed in Los Angeles, garnered 7 Valley Theater League nominations including Best Play, Best Writing and Best Director. He’s currently adapting his play, THE BONUS ROUND, into a musical with a UK composer.