MILES DOLEAC, the founder and managing member of Historia Films, has worked as an actor, director, writer and producer in television, theatre and film. Miles’ feature-length directorial debut The Historian, starring William Sadler, John Cullum, Colin Cunningham and Glynnis O’Connor won Best First Feature, Best Actor (William Sadler) and Best Supporting Actor (John Cullum) at the 2014 Long Island International Film Expo and, thereafter, received a theatrical release and was distributed in various video, internet and retail outlets in North America and internationally by Devolver Digital Films. Miles also wrote, produced and starred in the film, which was shot in Hattiesburg, MS, and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Miles recently completed his second feature, The Hollow, a southern noir murder thriller, which he also wrote, directed and produced. The Hollow stars James Callis, Christiane Seidel, William Sadler, David Warshofsky, Jeff Fahey and William Forsythe. The Hollow was also shot entirely in Mississippi and will be distributed this October by Uncork’d Entertainment throughout North America and in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Liechtenstein by Indeed Films. Miles recently won a Best Actor Award at the 2016 Long Island International Film Expo for his performance in the film. At that same festival, The Hollow also took home awards for Best Cinematography (Ben McBurnett) and Best Supporting Actor (William Forsythe). Miles also recently completed the short film, Two Birds, which he directed and co-wrote with his wife, Lindsay Anne Williams.
As an actor, Miles has appeared in numerous television shows and films, including American Horror Story (FX), Banshee (Cinemax), Sleepy Hollow (Fox), Treme(HBO), Breakout Kings (A & E), Complications (USA), Salem (WGN), Underground (WGN), Astronaut Wives Club (ABC), Game of Silence (NBC),Vacation (with Chris Hemsworth, Ed Helms, Christina Applegate and Leslie Mann), Don’t Kill It and Shark Lake (both with Dolph Lundgren), Cat Run 2, Bad Ass 3 (with Danny Trejo and Danny Glover), See Girl Run (with Adam Scott and Robin Tunney), Jake’s Road (with Eric Roberts), Mighty Fine (with Chazz Palminteri and Andie McDowell), The Livingston Gardener, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, director Dustin Schuetter’s Rejects and SyFy Channel Originals Swamp Volcano (with Brad Dourif and Rachel Hunter) and Storm War (with Stacey Keach).