Awards // VES 2024

February 22, 2024

Two VES trophies were awarded to Electric Theatre in Los Angeles last night for Coca Cola – Masterpiece for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial and Outstanding Lighting and Compositing in a Commercial. Fantastic work by all involved. Here’s the ‘Making Of’.

Awards // Kinsale Shark Advertising

November 25, 2023

More gongs for the Electric Theatre cabinet. This time Kinsale Sharks. Post & VFX Company Of The Year Best CGI / VFX – The Coca Cola Company – Masterpiece | Gold Animation – The Coca Cola Company – Masterpiece| Gold Animation – Accenture – Changing Tree | Silver Character Animation – The Coca Cola Company – Masterpiece | … Read More

Awards: – “Joy & Heron”

November 29, 2018

“Joy & Heron” has picked up a few awards in recent weeks. A Gold Ciclope for Long Form Animation A Silver LIA for Production & Post-Production: CGI Animation Golds  at The One Show Awards for Online Video, Branded Entertainment, and Animation.

15th Annual VES Awards

January 17, 2017 The Mill has received 7 VES nominations, one of which is for Sky Q in the category of “Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Commercial”. SSE: Neon House is also nominated for “Outstanding Animated Performance in an Episode, Commercial or Real-Time Project” well done to our outstanding animators who continue to produce life-like … Read More

Sky Q: Silver LIAs

November 10, 2016

Sky Q picked up a couple of Silver Awards for VFX and Animation at the LIAs this week. Gold went to the fantastic work created by the guys and girls at The Mill, London for ‘SSE Pier’.

Sky Q: The Mill ‘Making Of’

March 5, 2016

The Mill has, this week, released a blog post interviewing Dan and Francois (Creative Directors and 2D/3D Leads) on the ‘Sky Q’ job. With a nice ‘Making Of’ video to boot. The Mill’s blog post, with interviews, can be found here:

Sky Q: Making Of

February 13, 2016

Sky have also uploaded a little Making Of for Sky Q to give a sense of what was involved in this project. The video shows some of the slow-mo macro fluids we recorded for reference. It was a delight watching those videos over and over and over again. Fluids at macro-level is some seriously cool … Read More

Sky: Sky Q

February 13, 2016

So, here it is. The first in a campaign for Sky for their new “Sky Q” service. This job was mammoth, I spent 6 months working on this bad-boy, my first foray into the crazy world of FLIP fluids in Houdini. Things of note: gas surface tension, viscosity and particle separation are very important and … Read More

14th Annual VES Nominations

January 18, 2016

Lipton “A Revolution in Tea” has been nominated for “Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project” Well done to Tom and Christos who lead and designed these beastly sims.