Graham Townsley is an emmy-nominated director of documentaries for PBS, National Geographic and the Discovery channel. His films include the three-part series Becoming Human, as well as Dawn of the Maya, The Great Inca Rebellion, King Solomon’s Mines, Magic Mountain, Maya Apocalypse and many more. Originally trained as an anthropologist, Townsley has written, researched and filmed extensively in Latin America, working on ethnographic films for the BBC, such as The Shaman and his Apprentice, based on his own fieldwork with a tribe from the Peruvian Amazon, and From the Heart of the World, a film about the Kogi Indians of the Sierra Nevada of Colombia. Townsley lives in Washington D.C. The 2015 film Landfill Harmonic (Mountainfilm 2015) shows an orchestra composed of instruments build from trash.