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Todd Akita Moves to The Mill

Psyop veteran and art-meets-science guru Todd Akita takes his considerable skills west to Broadway, joining The Mill crew as senior technical director. [Read more]

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Francois Rousselet and The Mill: BBC Music “God Only Knows”

It took Riff Raff director Francois Rousselet and the Red Bee Media team a full year to shoot the 26 music stars who join Brian Wilson for a grand version of The Beach Boys’ classic “God Only Knows” in this spot to launch BBC Music. The supporting VFX work from The Mill includes the crystal particle system around [Read more]

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The Mill and Frederic Planchon: SSE “Maya”

IN 2013 The Mill created “98% Human” for PETA featuring a startlingly emotional performance by an all-CG chimp.

Although far more upbeat and ambitious in scope, this new spot helmed by Academy director Frederic Planchon for Scottish power company SSE, retains the intimate character subtleties, masterful rendering and perfect live action integration required to ensure 98% of humans who watch it will believe the orangutang is real. [Read more]

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The Mill Moves Tom Bussell Up to CD in New York

Tom Bussell, who joined The Mill in 2003 as a 3D artist, trades in his position as head of 3D in London for the role of CD at the company’s New York office. [Read more]

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Sam Brown and The Mill: Guinness “Made of Black”

The Mill‘s post crew help Rogue director Sam Brown highlight homegrown talent from across Africa in this spectacular centerpiece of Guinness’ high-energy assault on the continent.

In development for over a year and part of the global Guinness “Made of More” platform, the two-minute film premiered during a four-hour sponsored takeover of MTV Base. The #madeofblack campaign was conceived by AMVBBDO in London with BBDO offices in Africa. [Read more]

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The Mill + W+K: OSHU “One Down: Make Cancer the Victim”

How good can CG medical animation look? How inspiring can a story about cancer cells be? The Mill and Wieden+Kennedy answer those questions with this Fantastic Voyage-like glimpse at the destruction of chronic myeloid leukemia for Oregon Health & Science University. Robert Sethi, director/CD: “This [Read more]