Hart Getzen is an Austin-based environmental and studio fine art portrait photographer. Hart specializes in creating business-branded portraits for management, internet and print portraits for creative professionals, and fine art prints for families and businesses. His fine art work has been on exhibit at Vassar College and is in the collection of the New-York Historical Society Museum.
After receiving a BA in Studio Art & Art History from Vassar College and a Diploma for Film Directing from London Film School, Hart spent twenty years designing, producing and photographing entertainment and commercial media in the United States, Canada, South America, Japan, and Great Britain. In addition to providing photographic services, Hart created and managed studio operations, executive produced, line produced, and supervised motion picture production and stage management for directors Douglas Trumbull, Francis Coppola, Ridley Scott, Sidney Lumet, Caleb Deschanel, Robert Blalack, Linwood Dunn, photographer Greg Gorman, and musicians Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Bangles, KISS, Jimmy Buffett, Luther Vandross, Rat, Chicago, Laura Branigan, Barbra Streisand, Wang Chung, and many others.
Hart created and produced the IMAX IPO Roadshow, which CEO Brad Wexler described as increasing the IPO value by 10%.
Hart has also created business and creative strategies while working closely with directors and cinematographers in immersive media including VR, AR, IMAX 3D Dome and Vista Vision motion simulated experiences. His management responsibilities have included supervising design development, budgeting, scheduling, casting, contracting, producing, recruitment, post-production, ad/pub design and final delivery of media with budgets ranging from $1500 - $50M.