dartmouth films

Christopher Hird - Founder/Managing Director

Christopher Hird is a leading figure in UK independent documentary making. He is the founder and managing director of Dartmouth Films, which has pioneered new ways of funding, producing and distributing documentaries in the UK, as well as promoting the work of new and emerging filmmakers.

Among the films which Christo has executive produced: Black Gold (2006), The End of the Line (2009), The Flaw (2011), Fire in the Blood (2012), McCullin (2013) and Still the Enemy Within (2014).

He is a former chair of the Sheffield International Documentary Festival and was the founding chair of the Channel Four Britdoc Foundation.

He is currently a trustee of the Wincott FoundationOne World Media and the Centre for Investigative Journalism, a patron of the Grierson Trust and an honorary life member ofThe London Film School.