John Shirley is a Creative Director at The Mill in Los Angeles where he leads teams of award-winning artists. He joined The Mill from Psyop and MassMarket where his talent for moving between both fully-CG animation and live-action, photo-real visual effects established his unique skill-set. His expertise as one of the industry’s leading creatives has generated a portfolio of industry-recognized commercials including Audi ‘Duel’, Stubhub ‘Machines’ and Nike ‘The Switch’.

John’s known amongst clients and talent alike for his ability to establish an environment that allows everyone to excel creatively. His work has been recognized by VES, the CLIOs, LIA, Shots and D&AD, with ‘The Story of O.J.’ picking up a Grammy nomination.