Marla Williams


Marla Williams

With nearly three decades of experience Marla Williams brings essential creative and editorial skills to your project – as well as critical budgetary expertise and accountability, and logistical  and crew management skills. She has more than 25 years experience working in urban and rural Alaska.

Williams produces regional and national television commercials and is a writer/director/producer of broadcast documentaries, including Aleut Story, an Alaska-based feature length program airing on PBS stations nationwide. She also works with selected philanthropic foundations and non-profit organizations; examples in Alaska are Rasmuson Foundation and Alaska Humanities Forum.

Her commercial and documentary work has aired on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, ESPN/ESPN2, The Discovery Channel, The Food Network, and The Travel Channel. Her work has also been syndicated for international distribution.

Currently, she is a producer, writer, and director, for SprocketHeads LLC.

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