meet the makers

Terry Miles
Owner, Producer, Writer, Director

Tessa Cortes
Partner, Operations

Mikael Lindberg
Partner, Design

Terry Miles is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer, and the president and founder of Minnow Beats Whale. As Writer/Director/Producer, Terry's had three feature films premiere at TIFF, and has been nominated for ten Leo Awards (Producing, Writing, Directing, Editing, and Cinematography). Terry directed a western starring Donald Sutherland and Christian Slater, and an action movie starring Steve Austin, Danny Trejo and Serinda Swan. He's also written and directed numerous award-winning short films, web series, podcasts, and alternate reality games. 

Information on the rest of our team is coming shortly. Stay tuned!


Associates & Staff

Nic Silver
Host, Tanis Podcast

Tara Cowell-Plain
Producer, MBW Films


Alex Reagan
Host, The Black Tapes Podcast

Kristine Cofsky
Producer, Casting


Samantha Paulson
Producer Emeritus

Casey Manderson


Alan Williams

Nicholas Eames