Hanson, Hart 1957-

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Hanson, Hart 1957-


Full name, Hartwick David Hanson; born July 16, 1957, in Burlingame, CA; raised in Canada. Education: University of Toronto, B.A.; University of British Columbia, M.F.A.


Office—Far Field Productions, 10201 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035. Agent—Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Writer, producer, director, and story editor. Far Field Productions, Los Angeles, principal. Taught briefly at University of British Columbia.

Awards, Honors:

Gemini Award nomination, best writing in a dramatic series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1994, for Ready or Not?; Gemini Award nominations, best writing in a dramatic series, 1995 and 1996, for North of 60; Gemini Awards, best writing in a dramatic series, 1997, and best dramatic series (with others), 1998, and Writers Guild of Canada Award, 1998, all for Traders.


Television Work; Series:

Supervising producer, Traders, Global, 1996-97.

Creator and supervising producer, Cupid, ABC, 1999.

Creator and executive producer, Judging Amy, CBS, 2002-2003.

Creator and executive producer, Bones, Fox, 2005—.

Television Executive Producer: Pilots:

Expert Witness, CBS, 2003.

(And creator) Bones, Fox, 2005.

Television Work; Episodic:

Story editor, Fly by Night, CBS, 1991.

Story editor "The Fall," The Odyssey, Sci-Fi Channel, 1992.

Also directed episodes of The Odyssey, Sci-Fi Channel.

Film Work:

Associate producer, Trust In Me, 1994.

Story editor, Whale Music, Seventh Art Releasing, 1995.



Visceral Effects: The Digital Illusions of Bones, Trailer Park, 2007.

The Memories in the Season, Trailer Park, 2007.


Television Series:

Fly by Night, CBS, 1991.

Road to Avonlea (also known as Avonlea and Tales from Avonlea), The Disney Channel, 1992-96.

North of 60, CBC, 1994-96.

Traders, Global, 1996-2000.

Co-executive producer, Snoops, ABC, 1999.

Judging Amy, CBS, 2000-2003.

Bones, Fox, 2005—.

Television Movies:

Guitarman, 1994.

Television Episodes:

"Men of Principle," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1991.

"Wanted," The Odyssey, CBC, 1992, then Sci-Fi Channel.

"Who Do You Believe?," The Odyssey, CBC, 1992, then Sci-Fi Channel.

"Smoke Screen," Ready or Not? (also known as Les premieres fois), Global, 1993, then Showtime.

"Origins of Man," Ready or Not? (also known as Les premieres fois), Global, 1993, then Showtime.

"The Firm," Street Legal, CBC, 1994.

"Tempests," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1997.

"The Nox," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Showtime, 1997.

"The Children's Hour," Cupid, ABC, 1999.

"The Devil Made Me Do It," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2003.

"Jump," Joan of Arcadia, CBS, 2004.

Also writer for African Skies, The Family Channel; Poltergeist: The Legacy; and Snoops, ABC.


Candles, Snow, and Mistletoe, Broadway Video Entertainment, 1993.

Trust in Me, 1994.

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