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Tom Miller, M.D.,M.F.A.

Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts

Affiliated Divisions:

Division of Film & Television Production

Email: thomasmi@cinema.usc.edu
Work Phone: 310.829.3355

THOMAS G. MILLER, ACE  has worked on documentaries and in public television since 1994. He associate produced the Sundance award-winning film Licensed To Kill (POV-PBS), co-produced the feature documentary Code Black, and co-produced and edited Fender Philosophers (PBS) and Camp Out (Logo). He has edited the feature documentary films, Good Kurds, Bad Kurds (Independent Lens-PBS),  Home of the Brave (Sundance, BBC, CBC) and co-edited Rock The Boat (HBO). Miller produced, directed, and co-edited the award-winning documentaries, ONE BAD CAT (Ovation) and Limited Partnership (Independent Lens-PBS). He also was supervising editor on Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound that premiered at Tribeca and Cannes in 2019 and is now showing in film festivals and on broadcast television worldwide. Other credits include producing television films for Discovery, and WNET’s series on disabilities, People in Motion. 

Tom served on the board of the International Documentary Association for 9 years, and is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, the American Cinema Editors (ACE), the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Writer’s Guild of America, West. He is Professor of the Practice of Cinema Arts at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and has been the Alfred P. Sloan Science mentor since 2009. He is also a board certified pediatrician and has served as a medical consultant for Sesame Street

He graduated with a BS degree from The University of Michigan, an MD from the Medical College of Ohio and an MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.