|Date of Birth||2 November 1963 , California, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Robert D. Hanna has been a creative writer, producer and 3D Artist for more than 25 years. He is also a songwriter/producer with over 50 songs placed in feature films and television shows annually. His feature length screenplays and films have won several awards and opened doors with talent and literary agencies.
Robert's multimedia production company has been going strong for over 20 years. He created Prevalent Entertainment, Inc. as an encompassing entity for a comprehensive array of production ventures in Film, Television, Animation and Music. Prevalent Entertainment was born in the mid 1990's as a music production company when Robert signed on as a music composer for the Universal Music Group (UMG). To this day, UMG annually generates hundreds of placements for Robert's songs in film and television.
Around that time, Robert became an integral part of the animation technology team at DreamWorks SKG. For 7 years, he worked on such animated features as Shrek, Shrek 2, and Over the Hedge. He has played a crucial role for the story departments in the areas of storyboard development, computer enhanced visual development, computer generated animation and digital audio production. It is here that he first developed skills in 3D animation and visual effects. He was also a Project Manager for Walt Disney Studios, developing technology to manage their CG animation production pipeline from pre-production through post.
Most recently, Robert is the Head of Previs Animation at Fotocomics Productions, producing Previs Animation and 3D visual effects shots for the film Whiteshoe by acclaimed film director Mauro Borelli.
Through Prevalent, Robert was contracted to produce and direct Life's a Jungle, a 3D animated family film that was released worldwide by Phase 4 Films on May 15, 2012. It is a follow up to Robert's 2009 animated feature film The Prodigy, another successful production for the worldwide distributor.
In the music arena, Robert Hanna has made his mark as a talented songwriter and owner of Prevalent Records, a subsidiary of Prevalent Music Publishing BMI and MacroCosmic Music Publishing, ASCAP. As a composer/producer, his songs have been placed in the following feature films: Stealing Harvard, Scary Movie 2, Bedazzled, Next Friday, Drive Me Crazy, Unconditional Love, Monster and on the following TV shows: CSI, Frasier, ER, West Wing, Boomtown, Las Vegas, Law & Order, The Agency, ED, MD's, NYPD Blue, The Tonight Show, Push Nevada, Still Standing, Yes Dear, 20/20, Survivor, The District, King Of Queens, Jack & Jill, Third Watch, Secret Agent Man, Sabrina, Profiler, The Cosby Show, Arli$$, Sex In The City, Oz, Promised Land and many more. Over the last 8 years, MTV has used dozens of Robert's coolest songs in a majority of its programming, on shows like: The Osbournes, Punk'd, Room Raiders, Wanna Come In, Pimp My Ride, and Undressed.
Robert also had the honor to score music in The Pursuit Of Happiness, a film by the great director, Robert Zemeckis.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ron Harrington