Mariel Carr (née Waloff) is a Philadelphia-based documentary filmmaker and podcast producer. She directed and produced the award-winning documentary film, A Confused Warabout how Richmond, California tamed its murder rate by paying shooters to stop shooting. Her award-winning film Death and Taxidermy combines animations and film to tell the compelling history of the scientific art. 

Her films have screened at festivals throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Her work has been published by Al Jazeera,, and High Country News. Her radio stories have aired on WBUR’s Here & Now, WHYY’s The Pulse, 91.7 FM KALW, and other public radio stations throughout the United States.

She currently produces documentary films and videos and the award-winning history of science podcast, Distillations at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia. 

Contact Mariel at marielantoniacarr [at] gmail [dot] com.