Mahalia Cohen (USA)
Senior Producer, Non-Fiction
Topic Studios

Mahalia Cohen is a producer and director based in New York City.

At Topic, she focuses on developing and producing documentaries and series. Topic is the flagship streaming service from First Look Media, curated for a curious and engaged audience seeking smart, provocative and meaningful entertainment. The rapidly growing service features North American premieres and exclusive programming from around the world, complemented by a diverse slate of Topic Originals. Topic’s Originals and exclusives such as Oscar® nominee The Letter Room (starring Oscar Isaac), Lambs of God (starring Ann Dowd), BAFTA® nominee The Virtues (starring Stephen Graham), Emmy® nominee The Accidental Wolf (starring Kelli O’Hara), Dark Woods, Pagan Peak, Philly D.A., Maria Bamford’s discussion show on mental health, What’s Your Ailment?!, and horror anthology series Soul City from filmmakers Coodie and Chike, will introduce you to unforgettable characters and emerging filmmakers.