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 

EP / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / CINEMATOGRAPHER / EDITOR

Don Hardy is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who recently completed production on 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. Citizen Penn premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2020 and debuted on Discovery+ in May of 2021. 

Don wrapped the first season of a new documentary series for Disney+ called Pick of the Litter in early 2020. The series is based on the documentary film of the same name he produced and directed in 2018. The film was purchased by IFC Films/Sundance Selects and premiered in theaters and on VOD in August of 2018. It quickly became one of the most successful documentaries of the year. 

Don served as executive producer and showrunner for the Disney+ series and directed several of the episodes.

Dana Nachman

DIRECTOR / WRITER / PRODUCER

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.