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January 9th, 2018

The Mill LDN announces that the short film ‘Wren Boys’ has been nominated for Best British Short at the BAFTAs. 

Congratulations to Mill colourist Oisin O’Driscoll and Mill Producer George Reid on their contribution to this poignant project and this highly deserved recognition. 

Directed by Harry Lighton, produced by Sorcha Bacon and Try Hard Films and with cinematography from Nick Morris, 'Wren Boys' tells the story of a Catholic priest from Cork who drives his nephew to prison on the day after Christmas. 

The BAFTA nomination crystallizes a string of successes for this highly-acclaimed short. Winner of the London Calling Short Film Jury Prize, the film has also picked up nominations for Best Short Film at the 2017 London Film Festival and British Independent Film Awards. 

Later this month, ‘Wren Boys' will be heading stateside where it’s being screened as part of the Official Selection for the Sundance Film Festival. 

This is the second year in a row The Mill have enjoyed BAFTA success after being nominated for our VFX, colour grade and post production work on the United Nations short film ‘Home’, which ended up taking home the BAFTA for Best British Short. 

'Wren Boy's has been nominated alongside fellow short films 'Work', 'A Drowning Man', 'Cowboy Dave' and 'Aamir'. Winners will be announced on Sunday 18th February at the annual ceremony and will be broadcast on BBC One. 

Congratulations to all involved!