Everyone likes to give notes–but no one likes to get them

I’ve spent most of the last 10 years working as a screenwriter. And as anyone in the film industry knows, when it comes to “above the line” talent (those who are responsible for the creative direction of a film), screenwriters consistently rank at the bottom. On a typical film set, the director is king, the [Read More...]

Fresh wind + chicken manure = premiere of my new documentary

The Chicken Manure Incident, my new, 44-minute documentary about the ongoing battle between the City of Abbotsford, BC and its homeless population, will premiere at Fresh Wind Christian Fellowship in Abbotsford on January 25 at 7pm. Two of the principle figures in the film, Ward Draper and Jesse Wegenast of the 5&2 Ministries, will be [Read More...]

Sample some of the music from my upcoming documentary

The film is called “The Chicken Manure Incident.” It’s a 44-minute documentary that offers a unique perspective on the ongoing battle between the City of Abbotsford, BC (where I lived up until August) and it’s homeless and street-entrenched population, a conflict that was kicked off last June with city workers showed up early one morning [Read More...]

Black Friday “Hellbound?” DVD sale

This is it, the Black Friday sale you’ve been waiting for! Get 50% off standard def and Blu-ray “Hellbound?” DVDs. Get them here using the discount code “Black” on checkout. [Read more...]

A brief peek into my creative process

Inspiration can come from the strangest places, often unlooked for. Here’s a brief example of how that happened to me this week. Last night, I returned from a two-day trip to Chicago, which was precipitated by Hellbound? receiving an award from the Raven Foundation. On the train ride to the award screening Tuesday evening, my [Read More...]

This movie trailer is interesting on so many levels…

Mimetic theory, the War on Terror, immigration, inter-racial tensions, homeland security… All sorts of anxieties rolled up into one. I can’t wait to see it. I just hope it doesn’t devolve into abject moralizing or wind up inadvertently reinforcing the myth of redemptive violence it appears to be seeking to deconstruct. BTW, I find the [Read More...]

Still seeking funds for 5&2 documentary

“The 5&2″ Teaser Trailer from Kevin Miller on Vimeo. So far I’ve managed to raise $11,000 of the required $50,000 post-production budget. I’m forging ahead no matter what, with plans to have a rough cut completed by Christmas. However, I would dearly like to raise the additional funding so we can do this up right [Read More...]

“Hellbound?” Halloween sale

For today and tomorrow only, get 31% off the regular retail price of our DVD or Blu-Ray, both of which feature all sorts of special features not available on Netflix, iTunes or other digital versions of the film. You can buy it here. [Read more...]

Mark Joseph is dead wrong about Aronofsky’s “Noah”

In a recent Hollywood Reporter article, Christian film consultant Mark Joseph commented on the controversy surrounding Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming film Noah, saying, The director is there to serve the studio and the audience, not veer off into directions that go against the core audience’s beliefs — at least if the goal is to get them [Read More...]

“Hellbound?” won an award!

From the Raven Foundation, “for excellence in arts and entertainment.” From their web site: The Raven Award for Excellence in Arts and Entertainment is given to an artist whose work challenges the myth of redemptive and sacred violence. Kevin Miller’s documentary creatively demystifies sacred violence by challenging Christian theologies that maintain God punishes human beings [Read More...]


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