Matthew Podolsky

Wildlife Filmmaker and Biologist

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I’m a documentary filmmaker, podcast host and wildlife biologist with a passion for anything related to conservation. In 2012 I co-founded Wild Lens, a non-profit video production company. I’ve produced award-winning documentaries about endangered species conservation efforts, citizen science programs, and long distance hiking.

Here’s a little bit about my experience as a documentary filmmaker:

My most current project - this will be a feature long documentary about the struggle to save the vaquita, the world’s most endangered marine mammal, from extinction. The above video is the first in a series of short docs about the crisis facing this unique species of porpoise.

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My Emmy-nominated half-hour documentary about the role played by one remarkable citizen scientist in the recovery of the bluebird.

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My hour-long documentary film about California condor recovery and the issue of lead poisoning of wildlife from spent ammunition.

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