Todd Miller (media executive)

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Todd Miller is an American-born media executive and the Chief Executive Officer of Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), a diversified media company headquartered in Hong Kong. The company creates and distributes branded television services and is a venture between Saban Capital Group; Celestial Pictures, a company owned by Astro Overseas Limited; and Lionsgate, the world's largest independent filmed entertainment studio. [1]

Celestial Tiger Entertainment owns and operates a portfolio of Asian entertainment channels, including: Celestial Movies and Celestial Movies HD, premium movie channels featuring current Chinese films; Celestial Classic Movies, featuring classic Chinese films principally from the Shaw Brothers library; Celestial Movies Pinoy, a Filipino dubbed Asian movie channel jointly-marketed with Viva Communications; cHK, a contemporary Chinese movie and entertainment channel; KIX HD, an action entertainment service comprising combat sports, action movies and action series; Thrill, featuring horror, thriller and suspense programming; and Miao Mi, a Mandarin language education and entertainment channel targeting preschoolers ages 3–6. [2]

Todd Miller held various international television executive positions at Sony Pictures Entertainment between 1994 and 2011. As Executive Vice President, Networks, Asia-Pacific for Sony Pictures Television, Miller oversaw Sony Pictures' channel portfolio in the Asia-Pacific region, including AXN Asia, Animax Asia, Sony ONE, and Sony Entertainment Television and channel joint ventures in Korea, Australia and India. [3] As Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Asia for Sony Pictures Television International, Miller oversaw the studio's channels, content licensing, and television production activities in Asia, including Huaso, the first-ever Sino-US film and television production joint venture. [4]

Miller has served multiple terms on the Board of Directors of CASBAA, the Association for the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry across Asia. [5] Miller also serves on the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors and on the Board of the Media Policy Center, based in Santa Monica, California. [6] [7]

Todd Miller received an MBA with Beta Gamma Sigma honors from Columbia Business School (Columbia University) in 1994. Miller was graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Vanderbilt University in 1988. [8]

Miller cycled more than 10,000 km across the North American and European continents in 2010 and 2011 respectively, raising over US$50,000, in support of two Asian children's charities: A New Day Cambodia, located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and Yaowawit, located in Phang Nga, Thailand. [9]

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