Paul Miller is an independent producer working in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. He cuurently spilts his time between Amsterdam and Doha.
From May 2012 until October 2013 Miller was Director of Film Financing at the the Doha Film Institute in Qatar. Miller oversaw a $2.5M education training programme, a $1m global grants fund and managed a $25M film financing fund.
Prior to this Miller produced The Birder’s Guide to Everything directed by Rob Meyer, Babygirl, written and directed by Macdara Vallely, produced with Samson Films and the Irish Film Board. During this period Miller produced a feature length documentary, Poor Consuelo Conquers the World, with Les Films d’Ici for ARTE in 2011. Miller also Exec-Produced the feature length documentary, The Man Who Drew the Future with Una Films and ARTE.
From 2002 – 2009 Miller was Head of Film Production at Crossroads Films, where he produced Snow Angels, whichwas released by Warner Independent Pictures in 2008. The film waswritten and directed by David Gordon Green and stars Sam Rockwell and Kate Becksinale and Golden Globe nominated, and A Love Song For Bobby Long starring John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson, released by Lionsgate Films in 2006.
Previous films include John Sayles’ feature The Secret of Roan Inish (1994), the Academy Award nominated Lone Star (1996) and Golden Globe nominated Men with Guns (1997). Miller also produced Prozac Nation, directed by Erik Skjoldbaerg’s (“Insomnia”) and starring Chistina Ricci, Jessica Lange and Anne Heche. The film was released by Miramax.
Miller was educated in England and is a graduate of the National Film and Television School in the U.K. He is a member and consultant with Paris based Ateliers du Cinéma Européen, (A.C.E.) Europe’s premiere producer’s association and a member of the Director’s Guide of America and the Producer’s Guild of America.
Holier Than Thou (TV, short), Dir: Charlie Watson, 1992, Producer, Channel 4
The Secret of Roan Inish, Dir: John Sayles, 1994, Assoc. Producer, First Look
Lone Star, Dir: John Sayles, 1996, Producer, Sony Classics
Men with Guns, Dir: John Sayles, 1997, Producer, Sony Classics
Prozac Nation, Dir: Erik Skjoldbjaerg, 2001, Producer, Miramax
A Love Song for Bobby Long, Dir: Shainee Gabel, 2004, Producer, Lions Gate
Snow Angels, Dir: David Gordon Green, 2008, Producer, Warner Independent Pictures
Poor Consuleo Conquers the World (doc.), Dir: Peter Friedman, 2011, Producer, ARTE
Mark Lombardi – Kust und Konspiration (doc.), Dir: Mareike Wegener, 2012, Executive Producer, ARTE
Babygirl, Dir: Macdara Vallely, 2013, Producer, Quad Releasing
The Birder’s Guide to Everything, Dir: Rob Meyer, 2014, Producer, Screen Media
Pioneer, Dir: Erik Skjoldbjaerg, 2014, Associate Producer, Magnolia Pictues