Tahria is a Primetime Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker based in Portland, Oregon. Hailing originally from Sydney, Australia, she has worked in remote locations around the world.
Most recently, she co-directed Echoes in the Arctic, a short film following an expedition to protect the world’s healthiest orca population in Norway, which premiered at the 2020/2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Tahria produced the feature documentary Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, with Irene Taylor Brodsky and Vermilion Films, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and is now on HBO. Also with Vermilion, she produced the New York Times Op-Doc, Between Sound and Silence, and the short film Homeless: The Soundtrack, which received a Special Jury Mention at 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.
Tahria has produced and directed documentaries and branded films on five continents for The New York Times, National Geographic, Facebook, Columbia Sportswear, SeaLegacy, Chaco Footwear, Travel Oregon, NoVo Foundation and Neighborhood Centers Inc.
Her films have received recognition at Sundance Film Festival, HotDocs, Tribeca Film Festival, Mountainfilm and Camden International Film Festival, amongst others. She is a Sundance Institute Fellow and a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance.
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