James Miller

Film Director
Born Dec 18, 1968

James Henry Dominic Miller was a Welsh cameraman, producer, and director, and recipient of numerous awards, including five Emmy Awards. He often worked with Saira Shah with whom he founded and operated an independent production company called Frostbite Productions in 2001. He was killed by a single shot fired by a soldier from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on 2 May 2003 while filming a documentary in Rafah.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of James Miller.


1968 Birth Born on December 18, 1968.


1995 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Miller started his working life as a freelance cameraman, and in 1995 joined the Frontline News collective as cameraman, producer, and director.
1997 28 Years Old In 1997, he married Sophy Warren-Knott, with whom he had a son, Alexander, and a daughter, Charlotte.


1999 30 Years Old In 1999 he made his first film for Hardcash Productions, Prime Suspects, about a massacre in Kosovo for Channel 4's Dispatches programme. This film won the Royal Television Society (RTS) award for International Current Affairs in 1999. … Read More
2001 32 Years Old Miller and Shah's second film, Unholy War, shot at the height of the Afghanistan war in 2001, won Miller his first Emmy as director and (together with Beneath the Veil) also the prestigious Peabody award. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Giving evidence at the inquest, Miller's wife Sophy named the Israeli soldier who shot her husband as First Lieutenant Haib from the Bedouin Desert Reconnaissance Battalion, who was commanding a unit at the time of the killing on 2 May 2003. … Read More
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