BA 1981 UC
- 2012 Award Recipient
Critically acclaimed television writer and series creator Hart Hanson has entertained millions across North America. He studied English at UC where it was the encouragement of his professors that turned him onto writing. Hanson wrote for and produced many Canadian shows including Road to Avonlea, Street Legal and North of 60, and created the Bay Street drama, Traders, before moving to Los Angeles and writing for Ally McBeal, The Practice and Judging Amy, among others. He created the hit show Bones in 2005 and The Finder in 2012. He is the winner of four Gemini Awards and the Austin Film Festival's Outstanding Television Award.