Hans Tobeason

Hans Tobeason is a television screenwriter and executive producer.[1] He created the Freedom science fiction series[2] and was writer and co-executive producer for Birds of Prey.[3]

For his first professional television work,[4] Tobeason was nominated with David J. Burke for the 1993 Writers Guild of America Award for the pilot episode, "The Box," for the TriBeCa anthology series drama.

He graduated from Harvard College in 1981.[5][6]


  1. ^ Hans Tobeason on IMDb
  2. ^ 2001 interview with Hans Tobeason about Freedom.
  3. ^ 2003 Q & A with Hans Tobeason Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine about Birds of Prey.
  4. ^ "What's going on in Episodic Television Writing?". Writers Store. Hans Tobeason got his first paying job in the TV business writing with David J. Burke on the pilot for the FOX series Tribeca, produced by Robert De Niro's Tribeca Films. Subsequent work included: Steven Spielberg-produced seaQuest DSV, The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., The Marshal, The Visitor, Now & Again, and Freedom, which he created and executive produced with Joel Silver for UPN. He has also written over a dozen TV pilots.
  5. ^ http://www.wga.org/writers-room/features-columns/the-craft/2016/colony-carlton-cuse
  6. ^ http://www.hasa-sasa.org/memberlist.htm