Tahria is a documentary director and producer based in Portland, Oregon. Hailing originally from Sydney, Australia, she has worked in remote locations around the world.
Most recently, she 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’s work with National Geographic includes a broadcast series through the horn of Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Africa; a branded content series for the Adventure online magazine and an investigative story with two Explorers in central Africa.
Tahria has produced editorial and branded documentaries and 360 VR experiences for brands and media outlets including The New York Times, National Geographic, Facebook, Columbia Sportswear, Chaco Footwear, Travel Oregon, NoVo Foundation, Maine Farmland Trust 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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