Alan Miller

The NTIA was formed to promote the benefits and enormous contribution of the Night Time Industries, the entrepreneurs that create and innovate across the UK contributing 66 Billion UKP per year in revenue and boosting employment, regenerating and generally improving our cities. The NTIA provides a voice to challenge some of the problematic thinking hoisted on to UK entrepreneurs in policy and by local authorities - and to provide concrete alternatives.  http://www.ntia.co.uk/

Alan was CEO of The Vibe Bar for almost 20 years, until Nov 2014. He is the co-founder of the Truman Brewery, a 10-acre site in London’s East End. The Truman Brewery now has over 200 companies, ranging from recording studios to art galleries, entertainment spaces, restaurants, bars, cafes, fashion and retail. It has helped regenerate a significant area of London, creating a new cultural quarter. Alan sat on The Arts Council’s London Arts Board for several years.

Alan is a film director and has had his work broadcast internationally and writes and produces with his partners in Argosy Pictures. Argosy Pictures has just completed the movie Beijing-New York, which screened at Cannes, and the company has several film projects in development and pre production.  Alan also produces and consults, recently helping out on the documentaries Beware of Mr Baker, Venus & Serena and More American Dreams.

Alan is also director of the New York Salon, a forum for inter-disciplinary, open debate. He writes on various cultural issues for several publications, including spiked, Culture Wars, The American and the Huffington Post and is a regular contributor on LBC & BBC London Radio as well as his own show International Vibe on East London Radio.

 

 

 

Related Sessions
Monday 1 October 2012, 7.00pm The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor, New York. NY 10011
Tuesday 9 October 2012, 7.00pm Crossclub, Plynární 23, Praha 7, 170 00, Czech Republic
Thursday 11 October 2012, 7.30pm Programmkino Tilsiter Lichtspiele, Richard-Sorge-Str. 25a 10249 Berlin, Germany
Saturday 13 October 2012, 4.00pm Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Saturday 20 October 2012, 5.15pm Garden Room
Sunday 21 October 2012, 6.30pm Garden Room
Tuesday 13 November 2012, 6.00pm The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor, New York. NY 10011

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