Christopher Mills biography

Christopher Mills

Music video director


Who is Christopher Mills?

Christopher Mills is a Canadian director, editor, animator and cinematographer. He has directed music videos for bands such as Modest Mouse, Interpol, Broken Social Scene, Blue Rodeo, Metric, The Joy Formidable or Breaking Benjamin. He has also worked on commercials, short films, documentaries, projections and art album covers. Mills' style and work is "Renowned for his unique mix of live action, 2D and 3D filmmaking techniques" according to the writer Anne T. Donahue,"Mills has taken otherwise simple concepts and helped make them magical, transforming each video from a standard visual counterpart to an entirely different form of expression".

Christopher Mills has had his work featured in Rolling Stone magazine and on many websites among them Kanye West’s blog or and played on Oprah, MTV, MTV2, VH1, Much Music, and other music video networks world wide. Mills has given retrospectives in respected universities, global film festivals, and at Canada’s National Art Gallery. His work has been nominated for, and has earned multiple awards, including MTV awards, MTV2 awards, Much Music Video Awards, Juno Awards, International Broadcasting Advertising awards. His video of Interpol's PDA was nominated for an MTV2 Awards in 2003 "Float On", for Modest Mouse, won the MTV “woody” award, was nominated for the MTV “breakthrough video” award and nominated for the MTV2 award.


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