LOS ANGELES & LONDON — The Mill (themill.com) has announced several new senior appointments within its global color team. The appointments come as the studio continues to invest and expand its color offering, branching out into more long-form and episodic opportunities, in addition to its commercial capabilities.
Photo (L-R): Charlie Morris, Fawn Fletcher, Oisin O’Driscoll, Paul Yacono and James Bamford
Paul Yacono joins The Mill in Los Angeles as head of color. He was previously at a52, where he built the color department from the ground up, specializing in commercials, features films, docs-series, episodics, short films and music videos.
The LA color department is further bolstered by the promotion of Fawn Fletcher to executive producer for color. Fletcher has over a decade of experience working with top brands on the East and West Coasts, including NFL, Capital One and Toyota.
James Bamford has been named head of color at The Mill in London. Known for his cinematic style, Bamford has a number of prestigious industry accolades under his belt, including being a permanent fixture in Televisual’s “Top 10 Colorists” poll. His new role is supported by the promotion of Charlie Morris to London’s executive producer for color. Morris has worked tirelessly to support the team through the challenge of COVID and beyond, and has also been responsible for driving much of the success that The Mill's color team has celebrated over the past few years.
Oisín O’Driscoll has been appointed head of color in Chicago. O’Driscoll’s career has spanned both London and Chicago, where he is known for his sense of creative energy and well-honed aesthetic intent. He has collaborated with the likes of Sephora, Orbit, Michelob Ultra, and Rocket Mortgage.
Across the globe, The Mill now has 11 colorists, all of whom are available to creative partners globally via The Mill’s remote grading setup.