Timothy Wheeler


Public bio

Timothy Wheeler is a Los Angeles based director, producer, and EMMY-nominated cinematographer. Timothy's latest film Poached premiered at SXSW 2015 and will be in theaters in the UK and US Fall of 2015. Timothy's directorial feature documentary debut The Other Shore: The Diana Nyad Story had its world premiere at SXSW 2013, international premiere at Hot Docs, and was subsequently featured on Ellen, Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, Good Morning America, and in The New Yorker. The Other Shore has been airing on heavy rotation for over a year on SHOWTIME. Timothy received a primetime EMMY nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for his work on the Discovery series Whale Wars. Other credits include programming for PBS, AL Jazeera, Discovery, The New York Times, and VICE. Wheeler’s visual artistry and storytelling career was first inspired by his contribution to various human rights organizations and nonprofits, including Human Rights Watch and The Coalition Against the Use of Child Soldiers in Colombia. Timothy has a Master's in Journalism focused in documentary film from UC Berkeley, and has enjoyed travel and work in 60+ countries.