Bobby Miller is a writer/director/cartoonist/actor.
He’s a 2009 graduate of Columbia University’s MFA Film program. His short film, TUB, world premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and has gone on to play SXSW, Cannes, and over 50 other film festivals around the world. While at Columbia, Bobby wrote for the Onion News Network, The Huffington Post, and directed a stop motion commercial for VH1. His other short film work has been broadcast on MTV, the IFC Channel, and PBS.
Bobby also wrote/directed/starred in The Best Short Films in The World for Next New Networks. The show won a Webby Award, beating out Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. His follow up, The Reel Good Show also earned him a Webby Award the following year. He worked with Fred Seibert at Frederator Studios as manager of “Channel Frederator” where he curated animated films and wrote/directed content.
After moving to Los Angeles, Bobby wrote, directed, and acted in That Movie Show, a 20 episode digital series for MTV Networks. He co-wrote and directed six episodes of Figgle Chat starring YouTube’s Fred Figglehorn. He co-wrote/directed an animated short with Daron Nefcy as part of the feature film anthology “Holiday Road”. The film made its debut at Slamdance 2012.
In 2012, Bobby became Digital Content Manager at SoulPancake, Rainn Wilson’s production company, where he wrote/directed sketch videos, ran the writer’s rooms, wrote commercials, and was a consulting writer on the SoulPancake TV pilot featuring Oprah Winfrey and Rainn Wilson. He also found and helped develop “Kid President”, a video series starring Robbie Novak which went viral with over 21 million views. It all culminated with the White House, in which Barack Obama gave Kid President a tour of the oval office.
Bobby currently works for BuzzFeed as a Video Producer. And is in development with Jordan Horowitz of Gilbert Films for a feature film he wrote and will direct, “The Master Cleanse”, a bizarre comedy/horror/drama and the spiritual successor to “TUB”.