Hal’s had multiple plays produced. 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.


Hal teaches television at LONDON FILM SCHOOL: Covent Garden and
LONDON & BERLIN. He represented the MET in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in collaboration with PINEWOOD STUDIOS. Most recently, he taught a sold-out class at the NORTHWEST FILM CENTER in PORTLAND. 

RAINDANCE: BERLIN has hosted numerous classes taught by Hal.

In addition to screenwriting & teaching, Hal's written copy for many Fortune 500 brands.


Hal divides his time between 

Los Angeles & South Florida.


HAL CANTOR writes television, film, and theater. His comedy, TO HAL & BACK, was recently 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. In features, he developed a comedy with John Davis Productions.

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