Bachelor's, Dramatic Literature (Minors in Theater and Creative Writing) @
The George Washington University
Darren Miller is a writer, actor, comedian, and filmmaker in New York City. He is in the Upright Citizens Brigade Maude sketch team Ripley, and co-founded Melge, a film and video production company. Darren has performed standup comedy in Washington D.C. and New York City. He has sat down in more than six states across the U.S.
Darren Miller is a writer, actor, comedian, and filmmaker in New York City. He is in the Upright Citizens Brigade Maude sketch team Ripley, and co-founded Melge, a film and video production company. Darren has performed standup comedy in Washington D.C. and New York City. He has sat down in more than six states across the U.S. and over four different countries.
Content Programming Manager @ From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaCo-Founder, Writer, Actor, Director, Producer @ Created full time digital media production company to create original content for web, television,
film, and live performance, as well as provide social media services to companies and individuals.
Produced, co-wrote, and starred in “Edison/Tesla/Brian/Dave” winner of Samuel French
Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, 2012
Produced, co-wrote, and starred in “Startups,” finalist in New York Television Festival
Comedy Central Pilot Competition, 2012 From January 2011 to Present (5 years) Maude Writer @ Writer for "Maude" house sketch team "Ripley" (and formerly "Chunk") a team who produces a new half hour sketch comedy show each month at the theater.
Co-writer, Actor, Producer of "Lonely People", a half-hour sketch comedy show about loneliness, created with independent group "Mike Duffy". From January 2013 to April 2014 (1 year 4 months) Producer - Official Comedy @ Produced all internal and original content for YouTube-funded partner channel
Produced, wrote, directed, and acted for a 20 episode micro budget original sketch comedy
series with approximately 2 million total views on YouTube
Produced and developed successful partnerships and series with outside creators, such as
LandlineTV, whose 11 episode series has totaled over 1 million views on YouTube
Produced and directed Geeking Out, a dedicated YouTube channel with host Kerri Doherty,
which reached 30,000 subscribers and over 1.2 million total video views. From January 2013 to January 2014 (1 year 1 month) Greater New York City AreaWeb Producer @ Created and maintained web and social strategy for comedian Chris Gethard’s web/TV talk show.
Produced, developed, and integrated design for two distinct full-featured websites, crucial to
both the stage and television versions of the show.
Developed ways to integrate comedic bits from the show with online presence. From December 2011 to January 2014 (2 years 2 months) Production Assistant @ PA for Digital Media projects in support of TV shows “Sesame Street” and “The Electric
Company” for children
• Maintained, enhanced, and created new content for Emmy Award-winning website
• Assisted producers on set for creation of web-based content
• Managed online video presence for “The Electric Company” From January 2010 to January 2011 (1 year 1 month) Development Intern @ Internship at top film production company, producers of “Synecdoche, New York” and “Eternal
Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
• Provided organizational support in all production phases of 5 multi-million dollar films
• Wrote coverage on incoming solicited scripts to catalyze development of new projects From January 2010 to January 2011 (1 year 1 month) Co-Founder/Writer/Producer/Performer @ Created film production company, and sketch, video and improvisational comedy group
• Co-writer/producer of 26-minute short film, “Charlie On Parole”; recruited talent (including
T.J. Miller (Yogi Bear, She’s Out of My League) and Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live) From May 2007 to 2011 (4 years) Freelance Web and Graphic Designer @ Proficient in a variety of web/graphic design, office, and video editing software and languages From October 2001 to December 2010 (9 years 3 months) Editor At Large @ Editor-at-large and featured author for online literary journal From July 2008 to July 2010 (2 years 1 month) Producer, Director, Designer, Performer @ Successfully revived comedy festival after eleven-year absence; brought fifteen college and professional comedy groups from throughout the country to perform at GWU.
Produced five shows in three nights with nationally recognized headliners; coordinated corporate sponsorships, funding, and budgeting; scheduled acts, coordinated staff, directed tech, designed graphics and created web presence From January 2009 to May 2009 (5 months) Co-Founder and Editor @ Created student life website nominated for Best Alternative Media Outlet (U.S. News & World Report, 2008) From October 2007 to January 2009 (1 year 4 months) Co-Founder and Editor @ Created website dedicated to pursuit of “real-life superhero” in Manhattan featured in many media outlets, including The Gothamist, The Village Voice, Wired.com, and The New York Observer From June 2007 to 2009 (2 years) Marketing and Artistic Direction Intern @ Conducted analyses to determine ticket prices and production schedules used in advertising materials.
Successfully developed Design Brief and organized show Post Mortems to foster more informed growth in show production, company identity, and marketing From September 2008 to December 2008 (4 months) Freelance Writer @ Screenwriting partner/script editor on feature film project From May 2008 to August 2008 (4 months)
Improv and Sketch Comedy @ Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre From 2007 to 2014 Bachelor's, Dramatic Literature (Minors in Theater and Creative Writing) @ The George Washington University From 2005 to 2009 Darren Miller is skilled in: Comedy, Acting, Theatre, Film, Video Production, Final Cut Pro, Blogging, Editing, Television, Video, Social Media, Voice Acting, Entertainment, Screenwriting, New Media