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, journalist, and storyteller. His most recent film, Pick of the Litter, premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival in January 2018 and was purchased by IFC Films/Sundance Selects within 24 hours of its first screening. The film opened in theaters and on VOD in August of 2018 and quickly became one of the most successful documentaries of the year.

Pick of the Litter is now being adapted into a prestige documentary series for The Walt Disney Company’s new streaming service Disney+. Don is serving as executive producer and showrunner for the series as well as directing several of the episodes.

Currently, Don is also in production on a new feature documentary, Camp 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.

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.