Miley has written, directed, produced and performed in numerous short comedies and dramas. She is the winner of the 2017 Screenwest Bill Warnock Emerging Writer Award and received $50K for her career and project development. Miley is currently writing an episode of the Matchbox tv series for the ABC, Arcadia.
Her writing has been shortlisted in the Princess Pictures Comedy incubator, Australian Writer’s Guild Competitions as well as several esteemed US screenwriting competitions including The Oscar Academy Nicholls, The PAGE International Awards and The Final Draft Big Break Contest. The romantic drama she wrote and directed, Lola & Luis, was nominated for best film and won best actor at the 2016 WA Screen Awards.
Miley also has experience working in film and television production. She production coordinated the 13 part 2016 ABC documentary series series, Surfing the Menu.
As an actor she has 15 years of film and theatre experience. Miley trained at The Stella Adler Studio in NYC and UCB improv theatre in LA.
Miley is currently working in various TV writer’s rooms, including Matchbox Pictures, Every Cloud Productions and for My Chonny’s The China Boy Show.
MUSTANGS (Drama | ABC)
Writing attachment – Matchbox Pictures. Amanda Higgs (Producer)
THE CHINABOY SHOW (Comedy | ABC iview)
Writing attachment– John Luc, Mark O’Toole (Writers), Eva Di Blasio, Robyn Kershaw (Producers)
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERY PREQUAL (Crime, Drama | ABC)
Writing attachment – Every Cloud Productions. Deb Cox, Fiona Eagger (Producers)
SURFING THE MENU 2016 (Documentary, ABC | Discovery Channel)
Production Coordinator | Reseacher – Mago Films. Alun Bartsch, Marian Bartsch (Producers)
HIGH STREET LEGAL (Drama | In Development)
Notetaker | Writer – Sandpiper Entertainment. Paul Barron (Producer)
RUN SANTOS RUN
(In Development) – Writer – Robyn Kershaw, Eva Di Blasio (Producers)
SON OF A GUN (2014)
Production Assistant – SOAG Productions, Julius Avery (Director)
THE RECKONING (2014)
Costume Assistant – Filmscope Entertainment, John V Soto (Director)
Writer | Director | Producer – Black Milestone Pictures
MOTHER DAUGHTER TIME (2016)
Writer | Director – Black Milestone. Jess Black (Producer)
KEVIN AND KEVIN (2016)
Script Editor – Black Milestone Pictures. Jess Black (Producer)
LOLA & LUIS (2016)
Writer | Director – Black Milestone Pictures. Jess Black (Producer)
LOVE IN A DISABLED TOILET (2015)
Writer | Producer – Red Milestone. Ruben Pracas (Director)
BYE BYE LULU (2015)
Writer | Producer – Red Milestone Productions. Ryan Svirac (Director)
BARNESY’S NUMBERS (2014)
Writer | Producer – Red Milestone. Steve Fleming (Director)
ABBY AND LYNDSEY FOREVER (In Development)
Creator | Writer | Director – Mad Kids & Black Milestone Pictures. Lauren Elliot and Jess Black (Producers)
THE ANNOYING GIRL (In Production)
Creator | Director | Producer – Black Milestone Pictures
FEARLESS Multiplatform Series
Writer – RKPix, Eva Di Blasio (Producer)
BRADLEY HALL MUSIC VIDEO (2014)
Production Manager, Andrew Nowrojee (Director)
ROMARK ENTERTAINMENT (2013)
Los Angeles – Producer’s Assistant
THE TRACKING BOARD (2013 – 2016)
Journalist and Content Writer
THE LAUNCH PAD PILOT SCREENPLAY CONTEST (2013)
NU POINT OF VIEW: THE EMERGING LATINO FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE (2013)
FILMBITES (2012 – 2015)
Filmmaking | Writing Instructor
2017 SCREENWEST BILL WARNOCK EMERGING WRITER AWARD Winner.
2016 WA SCREEN AWARDS Best Film Nominee and Best Actor Winner “Lola & Luis”
2016 PRINCESS PICTURES COMEDY INCUBATOR Shortlisted.
2016 SCREENWEST EMERGING WRITER GRANT (2K) to attend the National Screenwriters Conference
2015 SCREENWEST DIGITAL FUNDING (10K) for “FEARLESS” online platform
2014 ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIP IN WRITING Quarter-finalist “Run Santos Run” (Feature Film)
AWARDS & ACCOLADES (Continued)
2014 PAGE INTERNATIONAL SCREENWRITING AWARDS Quarter-finalist “Run Santos Run” (Feature Film)
2014 FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE OOMPF GRANT (10K) for “Love in a Disabled Toilet”
2013 FINAL DRAFT BIG BREAK CONTEST Quarter-finalist “The Story of Lola and Luis” (Feature Film)
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME/ WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS
Bachalor of Performing Arts, minoring in Psychology and Film Studies.
UCLA PROFESSIONAL PRODUCER’S PROGRAM, LOS ANGELES Producing
UCB (UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE), LOS ANGELES Sketch Comedy Wriitng
THE STELLA ADLER STUDIO, NEW YORK Adler/ Strasberg Method, Shakespeare and Chekov.
LABRYNTH THEATRE COMPANY, NEW YORK Studies included: Performance and Writing.
WRITING WORKSHOPS/ COURSES: Claire Dobbin (FTI), Barbara Connell (AWG), Pilar Alessandro – Rewriting
Screenplays (LA), Tommy Murphy, National Screenwriters Conference – 2013 & 2016 (AWG), Corey
Mandell (LA) – Conceptional and Intuitive writing intensive.
Amanda Higgs, Stuart Page, Chris Corbett and Barbara Connell