Mariah Wilson

Brooklyn, New York, United States


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

In 2010 she completed REVEALING HATE, about the white supremacist movement in America. The documentary received a “Courageous Filmmaking” award at the Durango Film Festival and aired on PBS and LINK TV. VOLUNTEER (2012) is about eco-volunteering experiences in Uganda and Fiji. KAZIRANGA (2016, Humane Society ACE Award/Grant) is about the rhino poaching crisis in India and EEYA (2017) is about indigenous Baka tribes in Cameroon who are caught in the crossfire of poaching (Best International Short Director - Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, featured on National Geographic’s “Wildlife Watch”). SILENT FORESTS (2019) is about conservationists fighting to save forest elephants from poaching in Africa’s Congo Basin. The film received funding from the Telluride Mountainfilm Commitment Grant, the Rogovy Foundation, NYSCA, and OCE Foundation. SILENT FORESTS was part of IFP Spotlight on Docs, Hot Docs Deal Makers, Big Sky Pitch, and DOC NYC Pro. It premiered at Santa Barbara Film Festival (2019), was a finalist in the Feature Competition at Big Sky Doc Film Festival, and won the Spirit Award at the Brooklyn Film Festival.

Mariah also worked on Andrew Berends’ film MADINA’S DREAM about conflict in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains (2015 SXSW Film Festival, 2015 Telluride Mountainfilm Festival), and Windy Borman’s MARY JANES: THE WOMEN OF WEED (Woodstock Film Festival 2017, Mill Valley 2017). She is currently co-producing RAISING KHAN (Sundance Documentary Fund recipient, DOC NYC PItch 2019)