Hal’s had multiple plays produced.

His one-man show,

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ANXIOUS will premiere at London's Camden Fringe, summer 2022.

 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. 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. In features, he developed a comedy with John Davis Productions.

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