About Hal Goodtree

Hal Goodtree is a filmmaker, photographer, publisher and musician in Cary, North Carolina.

As a filmmaker, he is a two-time Emmy® winner and has worked with James Earl Jones, Cindy Crawford, the NFL and The New York Times.

As a photographer, Hal specializes in high-end architecture, food and events. Clients include American Tobacco Campus, Northwood Ravin, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Harvest Table Culinary Group and Aramark.

From 2009-2021, Hal was publisher of CaryCitizen.News. He continues his work as a publisher at Chatham Street Records, publishing music instead of news.


  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Directors Guild of American
  • American Society of Composers & Pulishers
  • Cary Chamber of Commerce
  • Cary Theatre Program Advisory Board