Paul Hardart - Associate Professor of Media Studies
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    Paul Hardart

    Associate Professor of Media Studies

    Office Location:

    Sheila Johnson Design Center


    Paul Hardart is a partner in the New York-based production company Adirondack Pictures. Prior to forming Adirondack Pictures, he created and ran Universal Focus, the specialty film division of Universal Pictures. During his tenure, he oversaw the release of such films as Being John Malkovich (nominated for 3 Academy Awards), Pitch Black, Nurse Betty (Golden Globe Winner) and Billy Elliot (nominated for 3 Academy Awards).  He also created Universal Pictures’s library management program, overseeing the restoration and re-issue of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and Orson Welles’s Touch of Evil.  Prior to Universal Focus, he oversaw strategic planning for Universal Pictures and also held senior positions at Warner Brothers and Turner Broadcasting. He began his career at ABC Sports, CNBC and and as a reporter for The Newark Star-Ledger.