Tahria is an Australian-born Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker based on the US west coast.
Her work spans the breadth of the human experience. She has directed at 24,000ft on Mount Everest, covered a historic paleontological expedition into the heart of the Sahara Desert and unraveled the mysteries of the human psyche for HBO, Netflix, Amazon, The New York Times and National Geographic among others.
Most recently she second-unit directed the Mount Everest expedition for MOUNTAIN QUEEN: THE SUMMITS OF LHAKPA SHERPA, which was acquired by Netflix after its initial screening at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival. She produced the documentary series HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND, which was released on Netflix in 2022 and was nominated for a 2023 News & Documentary Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction: Documentary. She also worked on the 2023 Emmy Award-winning feature documentary WILDCAT and produced the HBO Documentary Films feature MOONLIGHT SONATA: DEAFNESS IN THREE MOVEMENTS, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.
Along with documentary producing, Tahria also directs branded films for client like Facebook, Opendoor, SeaLegacy, Chaco Footwear, Travel Oregon and NoVo Foundation. Her films have received recognition at Sundance Film Festival, Toronto International Film festival, HotDocs, Tribeca Film Festival and Mountainfilm among many others. She is a Sundance Institute Fellow and a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance. When she’s not making films you can find her in adventuring in the water, mountains, desert or woods.