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Mariah Wilson



Mariah is a documentary filmmaker with a focus on wildlife and conservation whose work has taken her to six continents. She has produced content for PBS (Nature, History Detectives), Netflix (Human) Discovery Channel (Hate in America), National Geographic (Lockdown, Doomsday Preppers), A&E (Intervention In-Depth), Animal Planet, Amazon, History Channel, Weather Channel, MSNBC, VICE, Vocativ, Mic, Google, and The Smithsonian Institution.

Her award-winning independent films include REVEALING HATE (2010, “Courageous Filmmaking” award, Durango Film Festival) which explores the white supremacist movement in America, VOLUNTEER (2012) which follows an eco-volunteering journey in Uganda and Fiji, KAZIRANGA (2016, Humane Society ACE Award/Grant) which examines rhino poaching in India, and EEYA (2017, National Geographic “Wildlife Watch”) which is about indigenous communities caught in the crossfire of poaching in Cameroon. Her most recent film SILENT FORESTS is about the fight to save forest elephants from ivory trafficking in Africa’s Congo Basin. It received the Telluride Mountainfilm Commitment Grant, and has shown at Santa Barbara Film Festival, Big Sky Doc Fest (Finalist – Feature Competition), Brooklyn Film Festival (Spirit Award), Jackson Wild "World Wildlife Day" 2020 (Winner – Stories of Hope) and is a One World Media Award Winner.

As an independent film producer, Mariah has worked on Andrew Berends’ film MADINA'S DREAM (SXSW, Sarasota, IFC Stranger Than Fiction, Telluride Mountainfilm), and Windy Borman’s MARY JANES: THE WOMEN OF WEED (Woodstock, Mill Valley, Wild and Scenic). She is currently co-producing END OF THE LINE and RAISING KHAN (Sundance Documentary Fund recipient, DOC NYC Pitch Perfect 2019). More at: www.mariahewilson.com