Jeanette B.Milio is a Producer / Executive Producer / and entertainment financier of motion pictures and television programming. Over the span of twenty five years and working across three continents, she has been involved in the development, financing, production and/or intl. sales & distribution of over 45 motion picture and television projects, with a total production value exceeding $250 million. A majority of projects produced and/or financed by Jeanette B. Milio included Academy Award ® winning talent in front and behind the camera.
Born and raised in Germany, Jeanette's career started in 1989 with RTL Television’s prime time programming producing German formats of “The Price Is Right", "Family Feud", "Jeopardy", among others. For ARD Network she produced the prime time drama "Wildbach" for 5 seasons.
In 1999, Jeanette immigrated to the United States and focused on theatrical motion picture production and financing. She produced the Fox / Constantin Film distributed feature "Timeshare" starring Nastassja Kinski, Timothy Dalton and Kevin Zegers. Her work with various German media funds, lead her to take over the management of "Camden Equities", a media investment fund launched by Far East National Bank in Los Angeles. The fund invested in the production, acquisition and worldwide distribution of over 40 television and theatrical projects for HBO, Showtime, ABC, USA Network, Disney, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., and others.
In 2009/ 2010 Mrs. Milio structured and managed a debt/equity media investment fund for European investors. She financed and produced motion pictures including the thriller "13", starring Jason Statham, Academy Award ® winning actor Mickey Rourke, Sam Riley, Ray Winston, Michael Shannon and Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent (distributor: Paramount Vantage); "The Experiment", directed by Paul Scheuring, starring Academy Award ® winning actors Adrien Brody and Forrest Whitaker, as well as Cam Gigandet (US Distributor Sony Pictures); and "Dark Tide", starring Academy Award ® winner Halle Berry, directed by John Stockwell (US distributor Lionsgate), among others.
Since 2014 Jeanette focuses on television series production and financing. She managed the TV series and brand "Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan", which aired for 10 seasons on the National Geographic Channel. She is the Executive Producer and Creator TV series "Global Beauty Masters", which aired on TLC, and the Co Exec. Producer of the series "The Look all Stars" airing on The CW Channels. At present, Jeanette realizes international co-productions in particular high quality TV series produced for the global market, shot in Europe under application of the official treaty funding structures available mainly to European native producers, such as herself.
Jeanette is a member of the Producer’s Council for The Producers Guild of America, an executive member of Women in Film and a member of the Cannes Film Festival Producer’s Network. Furthermore she is an inspirational speaker for the Global Female Leader’s Summit in Zurich and one of the initiators of the Film Finance Forum Zurich.
Jeanette enjoys supporting emerging professionals and shares her knowledge teaching Entertainment Financing as part of the renowned UCLA Extension Entertainment Studies Program.
Jeanette B. Milio holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business (University Cologne, Germany), studied screenplay writing (USC, Los Angeles). She is a passionate yoga practitioner and holds a Yoga Alliance teaching certificate. Jeanette B.Milio resides in California with her husband and their three children.
The Look All Stars
Series by Alliacne Cinema Executive Producer Where makeover dreams come true. TV series featuring top beauty experts, the best professional techniques, and the products that make it all possible.
Global Beauty Masters
Television (Reality-TV) Producer Global Beauty Masters is the most extreme hair, makeup and nail art competition of all time. Top International stylists from the U.S. and around the globe converge in Las Vegas to win the title of Global Beauty Masters. In a separate competition, beauty school teams battle to named Student Global Beauty Masters. Witness the passion and creativity of these magical stylists airing on TLC beginning March 17, 2016. Written by JM
TV Movie (Drama) Producer Venice Beach is a TV drama pilot mood tape, that centers around the ups and downs of 8 young Europeans living in a beach house in Venice, trying to make it big in Hollywood.
Film (Adventure, Drama and Thriller) Producer Kate is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver under her command. Once dubbed "the shark whisperer," Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and unable to get back into the water. With bills piling up and the bank about to foreclose on Kate's boat, Kate's ex-boyfriend Jeff presents her with a lucrative opportunity to lead a thrill-seeking millionaire businessman on a dangerous shark dive - outside the cage. Battling her self-doubts and fear, Kate accepts the proposal and sets a course for the world's deadliest feeding ground - Shark Alley. Written by Official Site
Film (Drama and Thriller) Producer 26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Film (Drama and Thriller) Producer In Talbot, Ohio, a father's need for surgeries puts the family in a financial bind. His son Vince, an electrician, overhears a man talking about making a fortune in just a day. When the man overdoses on drugs, Vince finds instructions and a cell phone that the man has received and substitutes himself: taking a train to New York and awaiting contact. He has no idea what it's about. He ends up at a remote house where wealthy men bet on who will survive a complicated game of Russian roulette: he's number 13. In flashbacks we meet other contestants, including a man whose brother takes him out of a mental institution in order to compete. Can Vince be the last one standing? Written by <email@example.com>
Film (Drama) Producer Jason Miller was a normal seventeen-year-old boy. He had a beautiful girlfriend, a great best friend and his whole life in front of him. At least he thought so! After weeks of experiencing stomach pain he develops serious symptoms. His parents take him to the doctor where he is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. His life is turned upside down. Jason is faced with many questions. "What do you do if you only have months to live?", "Who do I tell?", "Have I made a difference?". Jason is re-introduced to his grandfather, William, who he hasn't seen in eight years. William wants to get to know his grandson Jason and make things right with Jason's dad, Peter, who despises William, his father, and hates the idea of Jason being with him. William uses magic to connect with his grandson Jason and begins to teach him some of his old tricks. Together they get the idea to perform magic for the young children at Jason's hospital. With the power of magic, love and family, one boy's struggle ... Written by Anonymous
TV Movie (Comedy and Romance) Producer An attractive couple in their early 20's, Holly and Calvin arrive in the Big Apple fresh from Iowa. They are optimistic, naive and eager to succeed as actors. However, they find the path to success in New York a little more treacherous than they thought. The sky-high rents throughout the city force them to move in temporarily with Holly's Aunt Agatha, an eccentric woman with fifteen cats and an addiction to diet pills. Aunt Agatha lives in a rent-controlled, spacious 1-bedroom apartment on 90th St. and Central Park West, a very posh neighborhood. After six weeks of futile apartment-hunting and numerous other New York humiliations, Holly and Calvin are ready to call it quits and head back to Iowa. At their moment of greatest despair, they discover Agatha's dead body on the kitchen floor. The poor woman has overdosed on diet pills. After panicked deliberation, Holly and Calvin come up with their scheme: If they pretend Agatha is still alive, they can keep the rent-controlled apartment, ... Written by Daniel Q.
TV Movie (Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama and 2 More) Producer The game is afoot. This made for cable movie focuses on the young 20-something Sherlock Holmes. As the movie opens, Sherlock is in pursuit of the evil Moriarty and apparently shoots him to death, but his body cannot be found as he falls in a sewer. Ah, but anyone who knows the Holmes mythos knows that Moriarty is not so easily killed. Nonetheless, Holmes gains notoriety with the press and the police for his apparent killing of the evil Moriarty. This accomplishment brings him into the company of Dr. Watson, an early practitioner of autopsies, for the first time. Together, they start an investigation into the murder of several crimelords and become convinced that Moriarty is alive and behind a plot to organize drug dealing. Given that Moriarty is supposedly dead, Holmes finds it hard to convince Inspector Lestrade. Holmes investigation leads him to a beautiful prostitute, who posed as a rich woman to lure Holmes into the plot. Written by John Sacksteder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
TV Movie (Drama, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Producer Tara Talbot is afflicted with the rare genetic condition hypertrichosis-- she is covered head to toe in hair. She lives her life in Harley Dune's Travelling Freak Show, on display as the 'Terrifying Wolf Girl', but underneath she is just a teenage girl who longs to be normal. Written by Anonymous
Film (Comedy and Romance) Producer A residence on Balboa holiday island gets rented to two families, who meet while fighting for first spot on the ferry. Restaurant chef Matthew 'Matt' Farragher work long hours, but is such fun when at home that cheerful son Lewis and nagging daughter Daphne still love him to death. German genetics researcher Dr. Julia Weiland raised her sons from an American father, adolescent Thomas and preteen Max, well-behaved but boring. Her lab partner and fiancée Russel's true passion is GM vegetables. All the boys bond naturally, despite Julia's over-protective objections. Matt coaches Thomas on his love-life and Lewis teaches Max sailing. Bridging the gorge between the parents will take much more - what will some drama do for them all? Written by KGF Vissers
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby
Film (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Producer In this modern update of the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale (actually more like Gretel and Gretel), 15-year old Crystal is a bulimic delinquent who makes her living by beating and robbing potential "tricks". While awaiting a 25-year jail term, Crystal hooks up with a psychotic young lesbian named Cyclona, doing time for slaughtering her entire family. After escaping, they head for Mexico, where Cyclona's saviour Sister Gomez lives in a confectionery full of children. Along the way, they leave a trail of crack rocks, binging and purging, and dead people. Written by Peter Neal <email@example.com>
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Film (Comedy and Romance) Producer Stu, a regular guy with commitment problems, whisks his girlfriend away on an island vacation, where he plans on popping the question. Also vacationing on the island is a spy (Brosnan) who sets his eye on Stu's woman, and becomes her tough-to-beat suitor. Written by Anonymous