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 2018 feature documentary Pick of the Litter was sold within 48 hours of its premiere at the Slamdance festival and is being released theatrically by IFC Films.

Pick of the Litter was handpicked by The Walt Disney Company and will be turned into one of the first prestige documentary series for the company’s new streaming service Disney+ in 2019.

In 2018 Nachman won best female director awards at both Cleveland International Film Festival and Seattle International Film Festival.