Carl Hansen is a disability ally and advocate, an award-winning filmmaker, and Emmy-winning producer who has been involved in various capacities with many successful unscripted and variety Television series. He won a Sports Emmy award for his involvement in “100,000 Cameras: Ohio State at Michigan” (Fox Sports) and was previously nominated for “89 Blocks” (FOX Sports). As a Co-Executive Producer, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for "Shark Tank" (ABC). He was Supervising Producer on the critically-lauded and award-winning docuseries "Boston Med" (ABC News) where he was instrumental in coverage of the 2nd partial-face transplant in the U.S. and which led to many people signing up as organ donors for the first time. He is currently the director of production for Fox Sports Films.
Carl is also an acclaimed timed-short filmmaker - producing and directing films from conception to completion in very strict timeframes with his team, Cultural Detritus, which was founded in 2005 for the Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project. Their 48 hour film “Connections” won Best Film, Best Writing, Best Sound Design and Best Graphics in the 2019 Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project competition and competed at the 2020 Filmapalooza, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Carl is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the Entertainment industry and he enjoys volunteering his time teaching producing and production management classes to the next generation of young storytellers. Originally from Beverly, Massachusetts, Carl is a graduate of Beverly High School and Ithaca College. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.