Director of Photography / Cameraman

James Miller makes every frame tell a story

James Miller


Over twenty five years of professional experience in all phases of television production for all the major networks, cable companies and production houses. Extensive world travel. Strong background in documentary shooting, remote operations, multi-camera, and field productions.

James J. Miller, Cinematographer, Producer

James Miller (Director of Photography, Producer) is no stranger to Sundance. His cinematography received accolades for the 1997 documentary GREEN CHIMNEYS. The documentary went on to win First Prize at Taos Talking Pictures, Best Film at the Bermuda International Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Denver Film Festival and San Jose Film Festivals.

Miller began his career as a Cameraman / Lighting Director during the late 1970′s at a PBS affiliate and later started his freelance career in New York where he joined the camera crew of SESAME STREET. As a freelancer, Miller has traveled extensively throughout the globe as a Director of Photography and Cameraman. His passion for “having every frame tell the story” has earned him multiple EMMY AWARDS and nominations.

Miller’s diverse shooting styles enable him to work in a wide variety of genres including single camera documentaries, multi-camera concerts and entertainment shows, sports, and theatre. His clients include all the major networks, Discovery Channel, TLC, National Geographic, MTV, and VH1, as well as international networks BBC, Channel 9 Australia, and Granada.

More notably, Miller has covered seven Olympics and Eco-Challange events. His current projects include multi-camera entertainment and Broadway shows and short form documentaries. Miller is an avid marathoner and triathlete.