After receiving a BA in Studio Art & Art History from Vassar College and a Diploma for Directing from London Film School, Hart Getzen 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 and stills stage management for directors Douglas Trumbull, Francis Coppola, Ridley Scott, Sidney Lumet, Caleb Deschanel, photographer Greg Gorman, and musicians Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Bangles, Jimmy Buffett, Luther Vandross, Rat, Chicago, Laura Branigan, Barbra Streisand, Wang Chung, and many others.
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 media creative design development, budgeting, scheduling, casting, contracting, recruitment, post-production, marketing & ad/pub design and final delivery of media with budgets ranging from $1500 - $50M.
Hart is based in Los Angeles, where he specializes in portraiture.