Speaker J.C. Mills

Speaker J.C. Mills


J.C. Mills

President and Head of Content

Cineflix Productions

J.C. leads scripted and unscripted content strategy for Cineflix Productions and oversees the deal making process with networks and third parties. He curates the development slate, boosting growth through internally generated ideas as well as partnerships with outside creatives, and is responsible for building the division's emerging feature doc business. As part of the Cineflix Media executive team, J.C. drives new commercial opportunities, such as joint ventures and overall deals, across the company.

His executive producer credits include Nancy Buirski's acclaimed film Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Midnight Cowboy; Summer Qamp, a feature documentary chronicling the stories of LGBTQIA2S+ campers and counselors for Super Channel and Quebecor Content; Hallmark Channel's Undercover Holiday; discovery+’s powerful and unflinching follow-docuseries Fight or Flight; and true crime event series The Torso Killer Confessions for A&E.  He has also helped expand the company's home and lifestyle slate with Charm City (Magnolia), Rock Solid Builds (Corus) and the upcoming Building Paradise (HGTV).


Previously, J.C. was President and General Manager of Glass Entertainment Group, increasing its content portfolio to 12 new networks and platforms while producing more than 160 individual episodes. Prior to Glass, he was an agent at ICM Partners—selling over 30 projects across cable TV. As a Director of Development at National Geographic, J.C. developed 100 plus hours of content and, at Shine International, he sold formats while managing third-party producer relationships. J.C. is also admitted to practice law in New York, and he serves as a Realscreen DIALOG mentor.

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