Hacks

Hacks is a dark comedy created by Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello, and Jen Statsky streaming on HBO Max. The series stars Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder. Hacks received a total of 15 Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Cinematography. 

Creator

Paul W. Downs
Lucia Aniello
Jen Statsky

Director

Lucia Aniello
Desiree Akhavan
Paul W. Downs

Streamer

HBO Max

Production Company

NBCUniversal
3 Arts Entertainment

Producer

Morgan Sackett
David Hyman

Executive Producer

Michael Schur

Camera

Panavision DXL2

Glass

Panavision Primo 70

Colorist

Shane Reed

House

Mom&Pop

15 Emmy Nominations

including:

Emmy Nominee

Outstanding Comedy Series

2021 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Comedy Series

Emmy Nominee

Outstanding Cinematography

2021 Emmy Nominee for Outstanding Cinematography
For A Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour)

ICG Magazine

Cover Story, August 2021

“The purposeful use of the camera in telling the story of Hacks is the best filmmaking I’ve seen in a half-hour comedy since Hiro Murai’s work on Atlanta.”

— Chris O’Falt, IndieWire