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Rob Hardy

HBCU Stories


Grad Year

Notable Affiliations

Power Book II: Ghost
Prodigal Son
How to Get Away with Murder
The Flash
Criminal Minds

Greek Affiliations

Alpha Phi Alpha


Rainforest Entertainment is a film and television production company.

Florida A&M University

Rob Hardy recently directed the pilot for Power Book III: Raising Kanan. Set in South Jamaica Queens in the early 1990’s, the series is the prequel to the hit Starz dramatic series Power. Hardy previously Executive Produced and directed the pilot for All American, which is currently shooting its’ third season on The CW, while also streaming on Netflix. Additionally he developed (and did the pilot for) the BET Networks series The Quad. It was listed by the New York Times as one of the Top 15 Shows to Watch in 2017, and ran for two seasons. Hardy who is an NAACP Image Award nominee, continues to direct some of TV’s hottest shows including: Power Book II: Ghost, Prodigal Son, Evil, Shameless, Black’ish, Stargirl, How to Get Away with Murder, The Flash and Criminal Minds, among others. Hardy has also Executive Produced a number of studio movies including: No Good Deed, Think Like a Man and Stomp the Yard. The Florida A&M University graduate is a lifetime member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and co-created a foundation to help train and place apprentices on film and TV sets called The Amazing Stories Foundation. He co-founded Rainforest Entertainment, sits on numerous boards and resides in Atlanta with his wife and two sons.

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