Executive Producer, Drama
Hal's recent production credits include Sirens, an original
comedy drama series for C4, The Promise (written and directed by
Peter Kosminsky), Endgame (starring William Hurt and Chiwetel
Ejiofor. Directed by Pete Travis), The Trial of Tony Blair (with
Robert Lindsay) and the BGP winning satire on the Blunkett Affair,
A Very Social Secretary. He also Executive Produced the BAFTA
winning two part drama BRITZ by Peter Kosminsky for Channel 4 and
Confessions of a Diary Secretary for ITV.
Hal began his career as a documentary researcher with acclaimed
satirist Jon Ronson and director Saul Dibb before working at BFI
production division(now the UK Film Council), where he helped set
up The Script Factory. In 1997 he moved to Stone City Films, where
he developed and produced innovative factual drama including the
BAFTA-nominated King of Chaos, Newborn and Kidnap. He also penned
and produced the award-winning docu-drama Atomic Inferno. As well
as a number of shorts including Saul Dibb's Payday, other credits
include the critically acclaimed feature documentary GAME OVER:
KASPAROV AND THE MACHINE.
Hal co-founded Daybreak Pictures with David Aukin in 2006.