Amy Miller

Amy Miller is a documentary filmmaker and the Director of Video Production & Finance at KQED Public Media in San Francisco. She has worked as a producer, director, correspondent, and writer of nonfiction programs about science, art, and film for more than two decades. At CU Boulder, she studied animal behavior with Marc Bekoff and film theory with experimental film pioneer Stan Brakhage. She received her BA in Cinema Production from SF State University. Her series credits include Pick of the Litter (6×30 docuseries for Disney+), three KQED-PBS series: Spark (art), Independent View (film), and Quest (science) and the original digital series for bioGraphic magazine, Lens of Time. She also produced several TV hours including Saving Otter 501 for the long-running PBS series NATURE. Since 2012, Amy has been Director of Content and Partner at the Oakland-based production company Spine Films, creating digital and broadcast films for clients including PBS, Discovery Channel, HHMI BioInteractive, and the California Academy of Sciences. Amy is the proud recipient of ten regional Emmy Awards, a Webby Award, a Jackson Wild Media Award, the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Feature Storytelling Award, and two Society of Professional
Journalists Writing Awards.