Mike ‘Chappers’ Chapman and Dan Williams appointed as Executive Creative Directors of The Mill’s London Studio

News April 16, 2021

Today, Managing Director Misha Stanford-Harris has announced a change in our London Studio’s creative leadership team; appointing Mike ‘Chappers’ Chapman and Dan Williams as Executive Creative Directors.

In their new appointments, Chappers and Dan will work together to ensure that the creative output of our studio and of The Mill globally, lives up to the outstanding levels of creativity and craft that we have built our reputation on over the past 30 years. They will continue to cultivate senior client relationships, have a focus on bringing award-worthy creative opportunities to The Mill, and support our incredible creative teams to do the best work of their careers.

With over 20 years of experience, Dan has made an incredible career for himself and has solidified his place as being one of the industry’s most talented and influential creative leaders. Widely respected across the industry, Dan brings with him a wealth of creative opportunities to The Mill and is the ‘go-to’ creative for many of the industry’s biggest and best directors.

Chappers also brings a wealth of experience and creative excellence to the role of ECD. He has developed his skills, knowledge and experience in line with The Mill’s evolution and has cross-departmental expertise. As well as being a great representative for The Mill’s world-renowned VFX capabilities, Chappers also offers a senior strategic creative point of view on real-time, Mill Experience and Mill+, and is a champion for both The Mill’s legacy in VFX, and our ever-evolving creative offering. Chappers is a huge advocate for The Mill’s creative talent and will continue building on the great work he has already done to guide and nurture our teams and foster an inclusive environment that enables all of our employees to thrive.


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