Tuesday, April 22, 2014
FMX (Film and Media Exchange)
2014 which showcases the latest animation, effects, games and
transmedia content kicks off in Stuttgart, Germany all this
The Mill's recruitment team are on the ground keeping their eye
out for the latest young talent and creative minds, as well as the
New York studio's head of 3D Vince Baertsoen, who will be talking
about the ground breaking technology used in PETA '98% Human'.
The festival runs from 22nd - 25th April, find the full programme
and list of speakers here.
Monday, April 14, 2014
The Mill is pleased to announce the promotion of Jared Yeater,
currently Executive Producer for its Chicago studio, to the role of
The move coincides with the arrival of Krystina Wilson from The
Mill in New York as Executive Producer alongside the promotion of
Senior Producer, Andrew Sommerville to the role of Head of
Read more in Shoot.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Mill+ design team in Los Angeles have been awarded the New
York Festival's Gold Medal for their title sequences for HBO's
, directed by Greg Barker.
The rest of the 2014 NYF Best TV & Film Awards winners can
be seen on their website
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Melody has been part of The Mill's global production team since
early 2013 and joins Los Angeles as VFX Producer from the London
studio. Having worked on commercials for brands such as Mattel,
Boots, Unilever and Microsoft, she produced the brilliant VFX for
The Guardian and Observer's "Aftermath" earlier this year. Prior to
London, Melody was based in New York where she gained agency
experience at TBWA\CHIAT\DAY and JWT NY.
The Atlanta native brings with her a wealth of knowledge from all
sides of commercial production and we're excited to have her.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Originally launched in New York in 2004, London plays host all
this week to Advertising Week Europe.
Taking place in a variety of iconic London
venues including St. Paul's Cathedral, Kensington Palace,
and legendary jazz haunt Ronnie Scotts - the
festival features jam packed daily schedules of over
115 events, 103 seminars, workshops and thought leadership
talks from a range of global brands, agencies and key creative
Follow the live stream on the AWE website.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The D&AD's have announced the shortlist for this year's
awards that celebrate the best in design, advertising and digital
work from the past year.
PETA "98% Human" continues it's awards success run with a
nomination in the Special Effects category. The iconic D&AD
Pencil, one of most recognized accolades in the creative world,
will be handed out to winners at the highly anticipated D&AD
ceremony on Thursday May 22nd, which is being held at Battersea
Evolution in London. As part of these celebrations The Mill will be
collaborating with D&AD's to create the opening and closing
title sequences for the night.
The Mill also has three projects "In Book" that will be featured
in the D&AD's Annual, their collection of the year's best
creative work, these include PETA "98% Human" in the Animation
category, PlayStation 4's "Perfect Day" for Special Effects and the
Emmy nominated opening titles to the History Channel's
Full shortlist available on the website.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The who's who of British advertising gathered last night for the
British Arrows Awards, to recognise and reward the best
cinema commercials made by advertising agencies and
over the last year.
It was a fantastic evening, hosted by comedian Jack
under the star lit ceiling of Battersea Evolution.
special congratulations goes to Adam&Eve/DDB for picking up
Agency of the year, following a stellar year of creative work.
We we were also thrilled to see Outsider being named Production
company of the year
and our long term friend Nick Gill being
presented with the coveted
congratulations to all of the evening's worthy winners!
Visit the British Arrows website to see a full list of
Friday, March 21, 2014
Tomorrow evening industry hopefuls will gather at Kino
International to mark the annual German
Advertising Film Awards in Berlin.
The awards acknowledge outstanding film and craft and also
honour the best emerging filmmaker of 2014 - a prize that will be
announced on the night.
Good luck to all of those up for awards!
Friday, March 21, 2014
Mill+ Creative Director Rama Allen recently spoke at
in Montreal alongside the likes of James
Victore, Sakchin Bessette from Moment
Factory, Juan and Alejandro Mingarro from Brosmind, and Joshua
Here is a wrap up of Rama's
presentation titled "Finding You Way in the Dark," via Dynamo, a
Montreal-based digital design agency.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
(GDC), the world's largest and
longest running professionals-only game industry event has kicked
off in San Francisco.
It is the primary forum where game industry
professionals involved in the development of interactive
games inlcuding programmers, artists, producers and game
designers gather to exchange ideas and shape the future of the
The conference runs through March 21st.