Sunday, December 4, 2016

Randall Miller

Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016

A movie director was released from jail Wednesday after serving a year behind bars for the death of a crew member killed by a train during filming of a movie about singer Gregg Allman.

A Superior Court judge ordered former "...

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

A Georgia judge won't grant early release from jail for a movie director sentenced in the death of a camera assistant struck by a freight train while shooting a film about singer Gregg Allman.

Former "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller had asked...

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

The father of a film worker killed by a train during shooting of a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Tuesday that granting the film's director early release from a two-year jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter would send a message "that Hollywood gets a...

Friday, Mar. 20, 2015

The director of an ill-fated movie about singer Gregg Allman said Friday that it's "ultimately my responsibility" that his crew ended up on a Georgia railroad bridge in the path of a freight train that killed a camera assistant.

"Midnight Rider"...

Monday, Mar. 9, 2015

Steven Poster, ASC, president of the International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600), issued a statement on the plea deal which averted a trial involving three defendants--director Randall Miller, his wife and business partner Jody Savin, and executive Jay...

Monday, Mar. 9, 2015

A year after a freight train plowed into crew members for a movie about singer Gregg Allman, killing a young camera assistant, the film's director was sentenced to two years in jail Monday as part of a plea deal.
In a rare case of a filmmaker...

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015

Randall Miller had just begun shooting the Gregg Allman biographical movie "Midnight Rider" when the production turned into a nightmare — a freight train traveling 55 mph plowed into the director's crew on a Georgia railroad bridge, injuring six film workers and...

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Authorities broke a promise to grant a filmmaker immunity from prosecution when they charged her with crimes in a fatal train collision during shooting of a movie about singer Gregg Allman, the woman's attorneys said.

Hillary Schwartz was working as...

Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

A fourth filmmaker has been charged with crimes stemming from a train collision in southeast Georgia that killed a crew member during shooting of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman.

Hillary Schwartz, an assistant director on the film "Midnight Rider," pleaded not guilty...

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her death "will haunt us forever." But they insisted they committed no crimes that put their crew in harm's way....