Sam Miller is an English director and a multi-award-winning filmmaker. He is best known for directing the acclaimed drama series “Luther” and the award-winning feature film “Theeb”.
Miller was born in London, England and grew up in a small village outside of the city. He developed an interest in filmmaking early on and went on to study film and television production at Kingston University. After graduating, he worked as a freelance director, editor, and cinematographer before pursuing his career as a director.
In 2009, he directed the short film “The Cup”, which won him the Best Short Film award at the British Independent Film Awards. This success opened up new opportunities for Miller and he went on to direct the first season of “Luther” in 2010. The series was a hit and went on to win numerous awards, including a BAFTA and an International Emmy.
In 2014, Miller directed the feature film “Theeb”, which told the story of a young Bedouin boy living in the remote Jordanian desert. The film was critically acclaimed and won numerous awards, including the Venice Film Festival’s Best Director Award.
Miller has continued to work on a variety of projects since then, including the crime drama “White Lines” and the psychological thriller “Black Sea”. He has also directed several episodes of the hit series “Line of Duty” and “Doctor Who”.
Throughout his career, Miller has been praised for his ability to create visually stunning films and his skill at eliciting powerful performances from his actors. He is a master storyteller who has brought to life some of the most iconic films and television series of the past decade. Sam Miller is a director who has truly made his mark on the world of filmmaking.