Saturday, December 3, 2016

The Mill

Thursday, Sep. 8, 2016

The Mill has added Detroit-based studio Hudson Edit to its group of global remote partnerships. The link strengthens The Mill’s expansion and commitment to the Midwest market and will provide access from Detroit to any Mill artist across all its bases in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and London...

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded its prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to The Mill BLACKBIRD®. Created by The Mill, the BLACKBIRD is the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars. The coveted honor will be bestowed on November 17...

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

This is the first in a series of VR & AR sponsored features.  

In SHOOT’s just released Mid-year Survey, Vic Palumbo, partner, director of production at Deutsch, noted that the industry has seen virtual reality and augmented reality go mainstream. Regarding VR and AR...

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2016

The Mill has promoted Boo Wong to global director of emerging technology, a newly created position based out of The Mill’s New York studio.

Working closely with local leadership teams, Wong will lead the emerging technology ensemble across The Mill’s global studios in London, New York, LA...

Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2016

Rani Melendez--a mainstay in the Traktor filmmaking collective for 17 years, serving in such capacities as its head of production and then as executive producer--has embarked on a new chapter in his career, joining The Mill’s studio in Los Angeles as its managing...

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

The CG department at The Mill in L.A. has staffed up as head of 3D John Leonti and Robert Sethi have added a combined 75 years of industry experience to the team. Coming aboard are VFX lead artist Erik Zimmermann, rigging department supervisor Sean Comer, and VFX...

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015

Technicolor has acquired The Mill for €259 million (some $290+ million) on a debt-free basis. Robin Shenfield, CEO of The Mill, said that The Mill will continue business as usual with its full creative, production, operations...

Friday, Jul. 31, 2015

The Mill New York has appointed Angus Kneale to serve as its chief creative officer, a newly created role at the studio. He in turn has promoted Ben Smith and Rama Allen to executive creative directors.

As CCO, Kneale will set the creative vision for...

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Visual effects studio The Mill is moving to its own premises in the West Loop area of Chicago during the third quarter of the year. The new location will enable The Mill to double its capacity in color by adding a second suite while also paving the way for...

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Here's our rundown of the Top Five Visual Effects/Animation selections of the year, gleaned from our quarterly Top Ten Visual Effects/Animation Charts. The best VFX/Animation work of 2014 includes visually arresting messages for organ donation and raising awareness of heart disease in women, a...