Jim Miller, Director of Development
For 15 years, Jim was the Executive Director of Brave New Films, a non-profit that he helped to build from the ground up. BNF created media and distributed content covering social justices issues including gun safety, racial equity and immigration reform. During that time he was responsible for collaborating with over 200 NGO’s on the ground to help raise awareness and shift attitudes on these issues. Among the programs he championed were a Diversity Fellowship which brought five young BIPOC to the organization each year for a year-long training, and Brave New Educators which helps teach the next generation with webinars and study guides that are in over 3500 schools. He has won several awards including the Media for a Just Society award and the 2020 Culver City Film Festival Grand Prize for a documentary he produced, ‘Suppressed: The Fight to Vote’.
Jim also produced the star-studded ‘Les Girls’ charity benefits for the National Breast Cancer Coalition which brought together actors, singers, dancers and musicians to raise millions to help end breast cancer. His film experience includes being the Director of Development for The Shooting Gallery, an independent film company which produced ‘Sling Blade’ and ‘You Can Count On Me’, and Head of Acquisitions for Cinema Park Distribution.