- The Hollywood Reporter
"Michael Moore nemisis
A LIFETIME OF CREATION
, an award winning filmmaker 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 Lions Gate 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. and together, they have released nine multi-part series covering subjects including, health and nutrition, medical issues, wealth- building, religious and political topics. (Money Revealed, Wine Revealed, Christ Revealed, Supplements Revealed, GMOs Revealed, and Vaccines Revealed, etc.) Revealed Films launches 3-4 series each year adding the rich stream of information they’ve produced in the past.
Revealed is currently finishing a series on the use of psychedelics in therapy called Mind If I Wake You Up, and filming for a new series on marriage and relationships.
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. The Fix was acquired by Jeffrey Katzenberg’s company, Quibi. JHF has acquired the rights to two other books to produce via film, the NY Times bestseller, Lost Connections, by Johann Hari and The Bad One, by Erin Tyler.
JHF has partnered with Josh Bezoni, Gia Walsh and Brookwell McNamara entertainment to produce Woke AF, a JP Sears comedy. Additionally, JHF is producing a series with Adam Carolla on resilience, and The Millionaire Within Her with Kristi Frank.
Jeff resides in the mountains of Utah with 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.