Don Hardy is the co-founder of KTF Films, a documentary production company based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Don’s films have played to sold-out audiences at prestigious film festivals and have been seen by millions of people around the world. His first film, Witch Hunt, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008 and was purchased by MSNBC. It is currently available on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon.
In 2011, Don’s most recent film, Love Hate Love, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film has now won the Artivist Spirit Award at the 2011 Artivist Film Festival and the Best Directing Award at the 2011 DocUtah Film Festival. Love Hate Love premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network in March of 2012.
Currently, Don is hard at work on two films: The Human Experiment and Theory of Obscurity: a film about The Residents.
Prior to moving into the independent film world, Don spent more than a decade working as a television news photojournalist with FOX, ABC and NBC affiliates in New York, Florida and the San Francisco Bay Area. He also spent a year as lead photojournalist and editor for TechNow, a weekly technology and business show that airs on NBC Bay Area and is syndicated to select major markets across the country. He has won numerous awards for his photography and editing including 6 Emmys, 3 Edward R. Murrow Awards, 7 Associated Press Awards, the prestigious San Francisco Bay Area Photographer of the Year Award and more than 15 National Press Photographer Association Awards.