Peter Miller's award-winning documentaries include the theatrically-released A.K.A. DOC POMUS (about the legendary songwriter), JEWS AND BASEBALL: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY (narrated by Dustin Hoffman), and SACCO AND VANZETTI (winner of the American Historical Association's best film award). With Carlos Sandoval, he directed and produced A CLASS APART (PBS American Experience, Imagen Award). His musical film THE INTERNATIONALE was short-listed for an Academy Award nomination. His documentary PROJECTIONS OF AMERICA, about a little-known American WWII propaganda film unit, premieres on PBS stations in the fall of 2016. With Renée Silverman, he produced, directed and shot SOSÚA: MAKE A BETTER WORLD (shown on PBS stations nationwide) and the award-winning REFUGEE KIDS: ONE SMALL SCHOOL TAKES ON THE WORLD. He most recently co-directed ROBERT SHAW: MAN OF MANY VOICES, about the celebrated conductor, and is currently collaborating with filmmakers Peggy Stern and Justin Schein on a new film about the Palliative Care movement in medicine.
Peter has been a producer on numerous documentaries by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, including the PBS series THE WAR and JAZZ, as well as the Peabody Award-winning FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT. He's served in various producing roles on films including THE UPRISING OF ’34, PASSIN’ IT ON (winner of twenty film festival prizes), the Academy Award-winning AMERICAN DREAM, and many other celebrated documentaries. He works regularly as a script consultant, writer, and music supervisor.
"Documentarian Peter Miller illuminates history's lost stories." - Newsweek