The Team

Paul Miller

Paul Miller is a producer, film executive, fund manager, and educator. His most recent film, Scales won the Verona Award for Innovation at the Venice Film Festival and was the Saudi submission for the 2021 Academy Awards. He has developed, produced, and financed movies and documentaries for over 20 years. He has created and managed production companies, institutions, and film funds. He has a deep and broad global perspective having been based in the US, Europe, and the Middle East. Previously, Miller was Director of Film Financing at the Doha Film Institute, managing a large global film fund, a grant-awarding division and a year-round education department. Prior to this, he ran film production at Crossroads Films, a leading commercial and music video company, where he oversaw a film development and production fund and managed a first-look deal with United Artists/MGM. Whilst at Crossroads he produced Snow Angels, directed by David Gordon Green, starring Kate Beckinsale and Sam Rockwell, the Golden Globe nominated, A Love Song for Bobby Long, starring John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson, and A Birder’s Guide to Everything, starring Ben Kingsley. Miller’s additional credits include, Prozac Nation, starring Chistina Ricci, Jessica Lange and Michelle Williams, and John Sayles’ Golden Globes nominated Men with Guns, and the Academy Award nominated Lone Star. His documentaries include the Sundance premired, The Worker’s Cup. He has worked with talent such as Matthew McConaughey, Frances McDormand, Chris Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Lange, Jason Biggs, Jonathan Rhys-Myers, and many others. Miller’s films have premiered at Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Sundance, Toronto and other major film festivals. Miller was educated at the National Film and Television School in the U.K. He is a member the DGA and the PGA. He is frequent speaker and panalist on international film financing. 

Dan Lindau

Dan Lindau is a producer and Entertainment/Marketing executive. He won an Emmy in 2020 for his most recent documentary, “62,000:1”. He was Senior Advisor to the Doha Film Institute, where he produced large format films, introduced a national production infrastructure, and restructured the production and grants areas of the Institute. Previous to his work in Doha, Lindau produced “A Birder’s Guide to Everything”, a feature starring Ben Kingsley that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 and garnered a 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Lindau simultaneously spearheaded a number of start up ventures including a live event company and a digital laboratory. He was the advertising brand consultant for Pepsi Cola and other Fortune 100 companies. Lindau was CEO of The Crossroads Companies an international production company, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London. As head of the entertainment divisions of Crossroads, Lindau spearheaded content in many areas. He executive produced “May The Best Man Win” for IFC and developed and produced “Snow Angels”, directed by David Gordon Green and distributed by Warner Independent. “Snow Angels” was named one of the 10 best independent films of 2008 by the National Board of Review, as well as garnering numerous other accolades. For television, Lindau wrapped “Downtown Girls” which ran on MTV, and produced his first cartoon series, “Jesus and the Dinosaurs” for IFC. Lindau also executive produced “The Cho Show” series for VH1. Crossroads Features produced “A Love Song for Bobby Long”, starring John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson, “Igby Goes Down”, “Jawbreaker”, and numerous other films. As a music and live theater producer, Lindau headed events from David Bowie’s 50th birthday concert at Madison Square Garden and subsequent television special and dvd release, to the Kenneth Branagh penned play “Public Enemy” in Dublin, to events featuring The Pointer Sisters, David Byrne, Charlotte Mormon and hundreds of others, ranging from pop to classical.