Producers Guild Award-winning Producer J. Miles Dale talks about The Shape of Water, and shares his advice on what people need to do to get into the industry.
About J. Miles Dale
Miles Dale, is a prolific producer and director with a career spanning over 30 years.
Most recently he has served as executive producer and principal director on all four seasons of the popular FX Networks series The Strain, created by Guillermo del Toro. He began his partnership with del Toro to produce the supernatural thriller hit Mama, starring two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain.
Dale’s credits include the critically acclaimed remake of Carrie, starring Oscar-winner Julianne Moore, the box-office smash The Vow, starring Oscar nominee Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, and Universal Pictures’ sci-fi horror The Thing.
He produced the cult classic Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, New Line’s hit comedy Harold & Kumar go to White Castle, the critically acclaimed Flash of Genius, starring Oscar nominee Greg Kinnear, and Focus Features’ Hollywoodland, which received a Golden Globe nomination for Ben Affleck’s performance.
Dale made his feature film directorial debut in 2002 with Universal’s The Skulls III, and has directed episodes for a variety of television series, including The Strain and the hit ABC Family/Freeform series Shadowhunters, which was recently nominated for Favorite Cable/Sci-Fi Fantasy TV Show at the People’s Choice Awards.
Dale’s television credits include the Gemini Award nominated RoboCop: The Series, Emmy nominated Friday The 13th: The Series and the critically acclaimed TV movie All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story.
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