Robert HardyWriter, Producer, Consultant
Robert Hardy is a Vancouver-based writer and with over twenty years experience creating, producing and overseeing documentary, lifestyle and scripted series, films and digital projects. He also provides executive management consulting services to media production companies. His recent credits include Big Timber (Netflix/History), Pamela’s Cooking with Love (Food Network), Pamela’s Garden of Eden (Hulu/HGTV), Ice Vikings (Cottage Life/Viasat) and Rust Valley Restorers (Netflix/History).
Robert is a storyteller with extensive experience in the development & production of documentary, lifestyle and factual television as well as scripted comedy and drama. Known for his ability to coalesce people around an idea and a shared vision, Robert helped create one of the world’s first web series in 1997, and has served as a Senior Vice President at Entertainment One, a network executive with Bell Media and a Senior Communications officer with CBC-Radio Canada.
Before that he was a Communications Director, advertising writer & director and a strategic communications consultant. Having built an extensive network within the media industry, he has worked as a consultant & collaborator with a diverse range of organizations including Corus, CBC, TELUS, Bell Media and Cirque du Soleil. He has also served as a co-founder and board member of a number of entertainment industry organizations from Field and Post and FactualWEST to national theatre companies and film festivals.
Robert provides executive management consulting to media production companies, and is able to assist with both setting up and running production companies, post-production facilities and television series.
Perfect Day Productions
Robert is the President and Executive Producer at Perfect Day Productions, a development shingle focused on partnering with exceptional creators and producers to bring fanastic shows to life.
Field and Post
Robert is one of the founders of Field and Post, a non-profit association for creators, crew and producers who work in documentary, lifestyle and factual television.
Visit www.fieldandpost.ca join.
Robert is one of the founders and organizers of FactualWEST, a unique skills and project development conference for people who work in documentary, factual and lifestyle television. Held in Vancouver, Canada, it gathers mid-career, senior and emergening creatives, producers and crew for a day of workshops and seminars.
Register at www.factualwest.ca
Robert is an experienced writer and producer who has developed, and helped others develop, dozens of television series, one-off documentaries and features.