The American Movie Company is the “Go-To” Film Production Company in New York City
Bill Milling Short Bio
Bill is the Emmy Award® winning producer of the NBC series “Unicorn Tales” (winner of 18 Emmy Awards, and the prestigious Action For Children’s Television Award®).
Bill is the writer/director of over twenty feature films.
He was the New York production executive/production supervisor on a host of major motion pictures including: “The Mortal Instruments” “Lucky Number Slevin”, “Third Miracle”, “Senseless”, “54”, and “The Late Shift”.
Bill produced content for virtually every major TV series including “30 Rock”, “Gossip Girl”, “CSI NY”, “Dexter”, “The West Wing”, “Mad About You”, “Friends”, “Will & Grace”, “Everybody Loves Raymond”, “Conviction”, “The X Files”, “How I Met Your Mother”, “Smallville”, and “Without A Trace”.
Bill is a former president of Sigmax, Inc. a Japanese/American film and TV production/distribution company. Sigmax remade major Japanese Motion pictures in the US in English and dubbed hundreds of hours of Japanese animation into English and Spanish. Bill oversaw was the North American creation, marketing and distribution of that content
Bill has directed a host of star performers including James Earl Jones, Dick Van Patten, Raven Simone, Charlton Heston, Priscilla Barnes, Erik Estrada, Paul Smith, Michael Parks, James Hong, et al.
His extensive documentary experience (over 96 countries) includes the Greek segment of the IMAX feature “The Living Planet” and being co-director and co-cameraman of the CNN documentary “Beneath The Southern Ocean” FIBEX (First International Biomass Expedition into The Antarctic)
Our Green and White Screen Studios
The American Movie Company, founded in 1996 by Emmy Award-winner Bill Milling, is the one-stop shop for all of your production needs. We offer a large selection of Green Screen Studios and White Screen Cyc Studios for a wide range of budgets. Our sound stages are located throughout the five boroughs. Our largest studio, in Astoria is 35’ by 70’ followed by Chelsea North, which is in Midtown Manhattan.
We have worked on many major films including The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Lucky Number Slevin, Third Miracle, Senseless, 54, The Late Shift etc. We have also worked on many TV series including, The Sopranos, 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, CSI NY, Dexter, The West Wing, Mad About You, Friends, Will & Grace, Everybody Loves Raymond, Conviction, The X Files, How I Met Your Mother, Phinease, Ferb, Smallville, Without A Trace, etc.
Our WebCasting services:
The American Movie Company specializes in live WebCasting and Live Streaming Video. Our live NYC WebCasting studio, Chelsea North, features a tricked out TriCaster 8000 with a one gigabyte direct fiber line to the neighboring Google offices and a soundproof control room. With this studio, we can Live Stream your talent on Green and composite in real time.
Want to Live Stream elsewhere? No problem. We can WebCast from virtually anywhere, including vans, helicopters, rural areas, etc. When WiFi is unavailable, we use specialized 4G LTE Bonded Cellular data which is sufficient for Live Streaming 1080p content. We can even WebCast aerial video from camera drones.
Also we have Interrotron rentals, EyeDirect rentals, and SkyTron Rentals.
Our Teleprompter Rental and Interrotron Rental Services:
The American Movie Company is the largest Teleprompter and Interrotron Rental Service in NYC and North America. We have operators throughout the United States and Canada who have prompted for current political figures and in the recent past for President Bill Clinton, President Obama, and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Celebrities are too many to name. They include Hugh Jackman, Bradley Cooper, Tina Fey, Beyoncé et al. Major companies include Google, Jaguar, ShowTime, PBS Sports, etc. The American Movie Company is known for its teleprompter services because all of our operators are tthe quintessential professionals. Some are trained speech coaches as well. They will work tirelessly with the talent before the shoot to help them achieve their best performance.
We offer Standard Teleprompter, Presidential Teleprompter, Dual-Camera Standard Teleprompters, and Confidence Monitor Rentals.
Our Aerial Video (camera drone rental) services:
The American Movie Company partners with SkyCam to achieve one of the most extensive Camera Drone and Aerial Cinematography services , not only in NYC but across the United States. Our drones range from the Titanium X8 Octocopter, which can fly with virtually any camera and lens (including RED cameras), to the DJI Inspire 1, which comes with its own custom camera.
We specialize in aerial videography in New York City and work to seamlessly resolve any limitations surrounding permits and other technicalities that might otherwise inhibit your production. As stated above, we can WebCast live from our drones.
Bill Milling created American Movie Company (AMC) in 1996 with the intent that all film producers should have access to high quality film production at an agreeable price. Bill’s background and experience as a Producer and Director in the film industry became the perfect prequel to AMC’s mission of honesty, integrity, and expert knowledge of the industry.
AMC boasts access to some of the best studios in NYC, Hollywood, and Miami. The company also has a presence in many parts of the world through a network of facilities 20 years in the making. In other words, AMC can meet your film production needs.