(New York, United States--September 11, 2014) Tom joins New York's award winning 3D team from The Mill in London where he was head of 3D. He has led some of The Mill’s most iconic projects and has been recognized by some of the industry’s top accolades including a VES award for Guinness “Cloud”, a British Arrow for Audi’s "Hummingbird” and a CLIO and LIA for Volkswagen's "Black Beetle”. He frequently works with some of the world’s best commercial directors including Sam Brown, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Tom Hooper and Peter Thwaites. Most recently he led the 3D team on Nike’s FIFA World Cup 2014 spot "Winner Stays“ directed by Ringan Ledwidge.
Vince Baertsoen, head of 3D in New York, comments, “Tom is an amazing addition to our already very strong 3D team. He brings a huge amount of experience to our New York studio and I look forward to seeing him work with our clients here in the US."
Angus Kneale, executive creative director in New York, adds, “We are constantly expanding our creative capabilities and I am very excited to have to Tom join us in New York. He has led some of the most innovative projects The Mill has ever done.”
Tom joined The Mill in 2003 as a 3D artist. He became head of 3D in 2011 and in 2014 he was promoted to the role of creative director.
About The Mill:
The Mill has been producing high quality visual effects content, digital projects and design imagery for the advertising, games and music industries for over 24 years. Priding itself on forming partnerships built on creative excellence and cutting-edge technologies, offering a world-class creative team. The Mill collaborates with the world’s best advertising agencies, groundbreaking directors, creative firms and visionary brands.
At the center of The Mill is a creative culture of talented artists made up from multi-national and home grown backgrounds encouraging and nurturing innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas. This enables The Mill to offer world leading visual effects and creative solutions across their studios in London, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
The Mill is consistently recognized by peers and clients for delivering outstanding work and has earned the most prestigious industry awards including Cannes Gold Lions, an array of D&AD Awards including the only VFX Studio on the D&AD’s 50th to be named most awarded and recognized for Pencil wins, APA’s, British Arrows, AICP's, CLIOS and VES Statues.