Wilder Nicholson is a commercial and documentary filmmaker based in Maine, crafting stories that explore and reimagine relationship with the natural world. Receiving a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies at Bowdoin College, Wilder directed a documentary on sustainable tourism in India with the support of the Thomas McKinley Grant and went on to film and edit Nature Moments, a 40 part video series featured on Maine Calling and supported by the Davis Conservation Grant. As a Conservation Media Group Film Fellow, Wilder has collaborated with Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership from 2016 to 2019 on a series of films about the Island’s research, sustainable systems, and experiential science programs. After studying at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in 2018 and 2019, Wilder founded New Hearth Media–a solar powered production company focused on sharing stories of conservation and sustainable living. Wilder is a media volunteer with 350 Maine and staff filmmaker with Alliance for Economic Democracy.
Clients: Alliance for Economic Democracy, Co-operative Maine Business Alliance, Bowdoin College, Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Conservation Media Group, Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership, Kairos Earth, Local Futures, Maine Audubon Society, Manomet, U.S. Forest Service, Wild Philanthropy, Woodard & Curran Foundation.