Keith Miller is a filmmaker, artist, and curator based in Brooklyn. Keith was named a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and has been awarded a Jerome Film and Video grant and a Rooftop Production grant and an award for Excellence in Teaching from The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU.
He is most recently the co-creator and director of the comedy web series Brooklynification, looking at gentrification in Brooklyn and commissioned by BRIC TV.
The feature film Five Star premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival where it won Best Editing for a Narrative Feature. It had its international premiere at the Venice Biennale and went on to play numerous festivals including Thessaloníki, Cairo, Rio De Janeiro, Seattle, New Orleans and many more. It will be distributed in North America by Xlrator Media and internationally by AMC/Sundance International.
His first feature film, Welcome to Pine Hill, was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at Slamdance Film Festival 2012, the Grand Jury Prize at the Atlanta Film Festival, the FIPRESCI Grand Jury Prize for New American Cinema at the Seattle International Film Festival, a Special Jury Prize for Performance at the Sarasota Film Festival and an Honorable Mention at the Nashville Film Festival. In North America it is distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories and internationally by AMC/Sundance International.
Both feature films were made in collaboration with the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective.
Currently in development are the projects About A Mountain, How to See The World and, The Translator. Produced by Keith with Joey Carey and Directed by Lily Henderson, About A Mountain has received grants from Cinereach and the Jerome Foundation. How to See The World is a collaboration with Nicholas Mirzoeff, based on his book of the same name. The Translator is a feature length script.
Keith’s paintings, photos and video have been shown in galleries around the world including Mexico, Australia and the US. His most recent solo show was at the Open Source Gallery in Brooklyn. He is a part-time professor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the curator of The Gallatin Galleries.