Rex Miller
 

"ALTHEA", a feature documentary, 83 mins, 2015.

Rex Miller, Director/DP/Producer

Executive Producers: John Amos, Billie Jean King, William Ackman

 

--Director/Cinematographer Rex Miller is a visual storyteller with an extensive background as a photographer/filmmaker, having started originally as a photographer working for local, national and international newspapers and magazines in New York City, after growing up there on the blue collar streets of Queens. His mother emigrated to NY from Jamaica, West Indies and is of Portuguese, African, Indian and Jewish descent. His photography clients have included ABC News, American Express, Atlantic Records, Calvin Klein, CBS, Forbes, John Kennedy, Jr., John McEnroe, McDonald's, Musician, Newsweek, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Nickelodeon, the Robin Hood Foundation, Rolling Stone, Spin, Sony Music, and Time. 

 

In 1997 Miller completed "All The Blues Gone", a hardcover book/CD package documenting Mississippi blues culture. "All The Blues Gone" has been widely exhibited in the U.S. and overseas. 

In 2016, he photographed the award-winning first cookbook from Chef Vivian Howard (star of PBS's A CHEF'S LIFE)Deep Run Roots (Little, Brown)a 2017 IACP Award Winner in 4 Categories: 

http://www.vivianhoward.com/deep-run-roots/

Cookbook of the Year Award, Julia Child First Book Award, Chefs & Restaurants Award, General Award

For the last 15 years, he has been directing, producing and shooting independent documentary films, as well as content for television. His work has appeared on HBO, PBS National, Tennis Channel, and screened at major national and international film festivals, including Sundance, Berlin, NY Film Festival, Full Frame and South Africa. He has been part of 2 Peabody-Award-Winning projects and was twice nominated for an Emmy for Cinematography. 

Recent projects as Director include the documentaries, ALTHEA (2015, PBS), SOMAY KU: A Uganda Tennis Story and Behind These Walls, both of which aired on Tennis Channel. Recent work as Cinematographer includes the documentaries Private Violence (HBO) and The Loving Story (HBO), the series A Chef's Life (PBS—currently in Season 5) and work for the directors Steven Cantor, Sam Pollard, AJ Schnack, Jesse Moss, Cynthia Hill, Brad Lichtenstein and Katy Chattoo Boerum. He recently shot an 8-hour Verite series on the NASCAR team Hendrick Motor Sports. He is currently Directing/Producing a feature documentary on 1968 and Arthur Ashe.

 
 

Speaking is Difficult (2017)

Directed by AJ Schnack, premiered at Sundance 2017

Rex Miller, Cinematographer (one of many)

 
 
  The rape of recy taylor, FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY (2017)   Director: Nancy Buirski; Director of Photography: Rex Miller.   World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival, US Premiere at the NY Film Festival     "Oprah put it best at the Globes when she asserted that Recy's story, "was somewhere in Rosa Parks' heart almost 11 years later, when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery, and it's here with every woman who chooses to say, 'Me too.'"

The rape of recy taylor, FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY (2017)

Director: Nancy Buirski; Director of Photography: Rex Miller. 

World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival, US Premiere at the NY Film Festival

 

"Oprah put it best at the Globes when she asserted that Recy's story, "was somewhere in Rosa Parks' heart almost 11 years later, when she made the decision to stay seated on that bus in Montgomery, and it's here with every woman who chooses to say, 'Me too.'"

 

PRIVATE VIOLENCE, Feature-length Documentary, an HBO film. (2014)

Executive Producer: Gloria Steinem; Director: Cynthia Hill; DP/co-Producer: Rex Miller. 

 
 

The Loving Story (HBO 2012) --EMMY-AWARD WINNER, OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY, (Oct. 2013)

Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, short-listed for the Oscars (1 of 15), awarded a Peabody (May, 2013) and premiered on HBO, Feb. 14th, 2012. 

 
 
 

A Chef's Life

A Chef’s Life is a character-driven documentary and cooking series that plunges audiences into the kitchen of a high-end restaurant located in the low country of eastern North Carolina. The only show in the history of television to be awarded a Peabody, an Emmy and a James Beard Award.

 
 

Road to Race Day

Road to Race Day, an 8-hr Docuseries, gives viewers unrivaled access to the intense and unique world of Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR's winningest team.

Directed/Produced by Cynthia Hill/Markay Media.

Rex Miller, Producer/Camera.

 
 

BEHIND THESE WALLS (2011)

Director/Cinematographer: Rex Miller

TRT: 45 mins

Synopsis: 

A rare glimpse at the unique world of "tennis behind bars" at one of America's most infamous prisons, San Quentin State (CA) Penitentiary.

 
 

SOMAY KU: A Uganda Tennis Story (2008)

Directed and shot by Rex Miller

Patrick Olobo, Uganda's top-ranked tennis player, struggles to leave behind a devastating civil war, finding a new set of obstacles after emigrating to the US. SOMAY KU was awarded Best Documentary at The Malibu Int'l Film Festival in 2009, screened at the prestigious Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (Durham, NC), the Cucalorus Film Festival (Wilmington, NC) and the South African Int'l Film Festival (Pietermaritzburg), and aired nationally on Tennis Channel, 2009.