- The Hollywood Reporter
"Michael Moore nemisis
A LIFETIME OF CREATION
, an award winning filmmaker, author, and television producer since the early nineties, gained national attention with Fahrenhype 9/11 (2004), a response to Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11. He followed that with On Native Soil (2006). Narrated by Kevin Costner and Hilary Swank, the documentary focused on the perspective of surviving family members of 9/11 victims and their efforts to create the 9/11 Commission. The film was acquired by LionsGate and NBC and was short-listed for an Academy Award.
Hays produced a yearlong television series for Lifetime Television, and then returned to documentary film with Doctored in 2012, and Bought in 2014.
In 2017, Jeff partnered with Dr. Patrick Gentempo to create Revealed Films. Together they have released many multi-part series covering subjects including, health and nutrition, medical issues, wealth-building, religious and political topics. (Money Revealed, Vaccines Revealed, Crypto Revealed, End Game, GMOs Revealed, etc.)
Revealed Films launches 5-6 series each year adding the rich stream of information they’ve produced in the past. Revealed recently released a series on the use of psychedelics in therapy, Psychedelics Revealed, and has completed filming for a new series on addiction.
Revealed Films was acquired by Genius Group, an NYSE listed company on October 4th, 2022. Hays and Gentempo will continue to run the company for the next 3 years.
In addition to the Revealed projects, Jeff Hays Films was the Executive Producer for The Fix, a documentary series based on Johann Hari’s NY Times bestseller, Chasing the Scream - which was made into both an Academy Award-nominated film and an eight-part TV series presented by Samuel L. Jackson. JHF has acquired the rights to three other books to produce via film: the NY Times bestseller Lost Connections by Johann Hari, The Bad One by Erin Tyler, and The Real Anthony Fauci by Bobby Kennedy, Jr.
Additionally, JHF is producing a series with Adam Carolla on resilience and happiness with Ben Greenfield, and just completed The Millionaire Within Her with Kristi Frank.
In 2021, JHF also produced Amy Redford’s new narrative film, Roost, which is complete and had its world premier at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2022.
The covid lockdowns of 2020 provided ample time to finish two books. The first on entrepreneurship, The Entrepreneurial Brain which has been acquired by Harper Collins and will be released in June of 2023. The second book, on spirituality called Love and Drugs; Tripping through Trauma to Joy, will be released in 2024.
Jeff resides in the mountains of Utah with the love of his life, Dori. They work out of Jeff Hays Films’ soundstage and studio in Midvale UT. Together they have 11 children and many grandchildren.