About Us

KTF Films is an independent documentary production company founded in 2006 by Emmy Award-winning directors Dana Nachman and Don Hardy. Our focus is creating films that move people to action. We maximize social impact by combining artful and emotional stories with innovative audience engagement campaigns.

Don Hardy 


Don Hardy is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who recently completed the first season of a new documentary series for Disney+ called Pick of the Litter, based on the documentary film of the same name that he produced and directed in 2018.

Currently, Don is finishing a new feature documentary, Citizen Penn, that tells the story of the birth and growth of Sean Penn’s aid organization J/P HRO after a catastrophic earthquake shook Haiti in 2010. He is also in production on a short-form documentary series about the homelessness epidemic in California titled The Way Home.

In 2018 and 2019 Don was selected to participate in the American Film Showcase, traveling as a US Envoy with the State Department as a part of this prestigious film diplomacy program.

Dana Nachman


Dana Nachman is an award-winning filmmaker of both fiction and documentary films.  Nachman’s films have been seen by millions of people all over the world in theaters, on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max and many other outlets.

Nachman specializes in pulling out the emotion in any story whether a hard hitting investigative piece or a family friendly film.  The Los Angeles Times writes, “Nachman adroitly focuses on the human stories… structuring narrative for maximum emotional impact.”

Nachman’s latest feature documentary Dear Santa was purchased by IFC Films and was released in December 2020 in theaters and on demand and will go to Hulu in the coming months. The film  is currently rated 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.