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J. Miles Dale

J.Milews Dale, producer, director,
The Shape of Water Creature Designer Mike Hill (l.) and Producer J. Miles Dale. Photo by Todd Williamson.

B: in Toronto, Ontario

J. Miles Dale is a producer and director who was born in the early 1960s in Toronto. His father was the British-Canadian jazz musician Jimmy Dale who worked as a music director on various TV shows, which led to the decision to move the family to Hollywood. J. Miles returned to Toronto in the mid-1970s, where he graduated from Jarvis Collegiate Institute. Afterwards he joined the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia, but decided to drop out work in the television industry. These are his credits as a Producer unless otherwise noted.

J. Miles Dale is pictured at the Los Angeles premiere of The Shape of Water. Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Films.
Also see: The Shape of Water wins 4 Academy Awards.
Also see: Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale talk backstage at the 90th Academy Awards.
Also see: What’s Shooting in T.O.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Gangsters (TV-1992, Producer)

All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story (TV-2000)
Harvard Man (2001)
Wolf Girl (TV-2001)
The Skulls II (VR-2002, Co-producer)
Blizzard (2003)
The Skulls III (VR-2004, Co-producer)
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004, Co-producer)
Hollywoodland (2006, Executive Producer)
Talk to Me (2007, Executive Producer)
Pontypool (2008, Executive Producer)
Flash of Genius (2008, Executive Producer)
Love Happens (2009,Executive Producer)

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010, Executive Producer)
The Thing (2011, Executive Producer)
The Vow (2012, Executive Producer)
Mama (2013)
Carrie (2013, Executive Producer)
Iris (2013, short)
Endless Love (2014, Executive Producer)
The Shape of Water (2017)
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Nightmare Alley (2021)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Comedy Factory (1985, Associate Producer)
True Confessions (1986)
Friday the 13th: The Series (1987-1990, Line Producer)

Top Cops (1992)
RoboCop (1994)
Police File (1994)
F/X: The Series (1996-1998, Co-Executive Producer)

The Strain (2015-2017, Executive Producer)
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016, Executive Producer)

The Shape of Water, movie, poster,

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, movie, poster,

Nightmare Alley, movie, poster,