J. Miles Dale
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J. Miles Dale (born 1961) is a Canadian producer and director of film and television, best known for producing the critically acclaimed film, The Shape of Water, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards. He is a regular collaborator of director Guillermo del Toro.
J. Miles Dale
|Born||1961 (age 58–59)|
|Parent(s)||Jimmy Dale (father)|
|Awards||Academy Award for Best Picture|
2018 The Shape of Water
Dale was born in Toronto, Ontario, to British-born Canadian jazz musician Jimmy Dale. Dale attended Bayview Glen School from 1965 to 1968. In 1968, his father moved the family to Hollywood where he worked as a music director for The Smothers Brothers Show, The Andy Williams Show and The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour. The family returned to Toronto in the mid-1970s, and Miles graduated from Jarvis Collegiate Institute. He attended the University of Toronto for a year and later transferred to the University of British Columbia before dropping out to join the film industry.
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1985||Comedy Factory||Yes||No||No||7 episodes|
|1986||True Confessions||Yes||No||No||6 episodes|
|1987–90||Friday the 13th: The Series||Yes||No||No||70 episodes|
|1990||Top Cops||Yes||No||Yes||Producer - 1 episode|
Director - 1 episode
|1994||RoboCop: The Series||Yes||No||Yes||Producer - 23 episodes|
Director - 1 episode
|1996–98||F/X: The Series||No||Yes||No||Co-executive producer - 10 episodes|
|2000||Earth: Final Conflict||No||No||Yes||1 episode|
|2001||Wolf Girl||No||No||2nd Unit||Television film|
|2002–04||Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye||No||No||Yes||4 episodes|
|2007||'Til Death Do Us Part||No||No||Yes||2 episodes|
|2016||Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments||No||Yes||Yes||Executive producer - 9 episodes|
Director - 3 episodes
|2014–17||The Strain||Yes||Yes||Yes||Executive producer - 22 episodes|
Producer - 13 episodes
Director - 7 episodes
Also unit production manager - 30 episodes
Also 2nd unit director - 3 episodes
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2017||Awards Circuit Community Awards||Best Motion Picture||The Shape of Water||Nominated|
|2018||Directors Guild of America||Outstanding Directing – Feature Film||Won|
|Producers Guild of America||Best Theatrical Motion Picture||Won|
|Gold Derby||Best Motion Picture||Nominated|
|Online Film & Television Association||Best Picture||Nominated|
|Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences||Best Picture||Won|
|British Academy of Film and Television Arts||Best Film||Nominated|
|Irish Film & Television Academy||Best International Film||Nominated|
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- "Oscars 2018: The list of nominees in full". BBC News. January 23, 2018. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
- Laws, Zach (2018-02-12). "J. Miles Dale ('The Shape of Water' producer): The 'Creature from the Black Lagoon' finally gets the girl [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]". GoldDerby. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
- "J. Miles Dale '68". Bayview Glen Independent School. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
- "Meet the Toronto producer behind 'The Shape of Water'". The National Post. January 22, 2018. Retrieved March 8, 2018.