Public bio

For over ten years Mariah Wilson has produced content for PBS (Nature, History Detectives), National Geographic (Doomsday Preppers, Lockdown), A&E (Intervention), Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery (Hate in America), History Channel, Discovery, Weather Channel, MSNBC, VICE Media, Vocativ, and The Smithsonian Institution.


In 2009 she completed her first documentary REVEALING HATE about the white supremacist movement in America. The film played at film festivals across the country and received a “Courageous Filmmaking” award at the 2010 Durango Film Festival. It was distributed by Cactus Three Films and Dark Hollow Films, and has aired on PBS, LINK TV, and Russia Today. In 2011 she completed VOLUNTEER (Honolulu Film Award recipient) a film about eco-volunteering experiences in Uganda and Fiji that touch on worldwide poaching issues. It was distributed by Optimum TV and Dark Hollow Films and has aired on First HDTV.

In 2014 co-produced Andrew Berends’ film MADINA’S DREAM about conflict in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains, which premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival. In 2015 she completed KAZIRANGA (Humane Society ACE Award) about the rhino poaching crisis in India. She is currently in production on SILENT FORESTS (Rogovy Fund recipient, Eastman Fund recipient, IFP Spotlight on Docs), about forest elephant poaching in central Africa.