The Mill has promoted Misha Stanford-Harris to Vice President of Global Production.

Misha Stanford-Harris started at The Mill in December 2014 as an award-winning Executive VFX Producer, before taking on the role of Head of Production and subsequently becoming Managing Director for the London and Berlin Studios. Prior to joining The Mill, he was Managing Director at Glassworks, Executive Producer at Rushes and Senior Producer at Guava (Nice Shoes).

As Vice President of Global Production, Stanford-Harris will be responsible for “ensuring The Mill is consistently set up to produce innovative work for its creative partners globally, partnering the right talent with the latest in production and VFX technology to deliver work at an award-winning standard.” He will be responsible for negotiating new global partnerships with brands and agencies to deliver work across VFX, end-to-end creative production and experiential marketing.

Stanford-Harris has over 25 years of experience in the advertising having collaborated with directors on award-winning projects such as Dom +Nic’s Chemical Brothers promo ‘Wide Open’, Libresse ‘Blood Normal’ directed by Daniel Wolfe, Amazon ‘Before Alexa’ directed by Steve Rogers, Adam Berg’s Talk Talk ‘Homes Within Home’, which won 4 British Craft Arrows, and Daniel Wolfe’s Mini ‘The Faith of Few.’ During his time as a leading production executive in The Mill’s London location, the studio has topped the Televisual Facilities 50 poll for 12 consecutive years.

Global President and CEO of The Mill, Josh Mandel comments, “Misha’s deep knowledge of what makes The Mill amazing, and his demonstrated commitment to creative excellence, make him the perfect person for this new role. As we look to expand our global network and consistently pursue innovative ways to partner with our client, Misha will work closely with our strategic leadership team and ECDs to ensure that our creative ambitions are heard and actioned. Our constant goal is to ensure that The Mill is the world’s best maker of premium craft – this is a role that focuses specifically on the delivery, consistency and execution of that craft at a global scale.”


Jon Creamer

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