Milly White is a multi-award-winning Production Designer, originally from South Yorkshire and currently based in Berkshire. She moved south in 2018 to study a master’s degree in production design at the esteemed National Film and Television School. Since graduating Milly has designed over 15 short films across fiction, animation and documentary - plus commercial work.
Simultaneously, Milly has ascended within the art department of major motion pictures. Most recently she assumed the role of Assistant Art Director, on Apple Studios' and Joe Kosinski’s untitled Formula One project. Her impressive list of credits also includes Andy Muschetti’s 'The Flash', Bong Joon Ho's 'Mickey 17,' and Sam Mendes' 'Empire of Light.'
Milly’s work has garnered numerous accolades and recognitions, including a Royal Television Society Award for Best Production Design and Best Animation for 'Night of the Living Dread’. Her projects have also been celebrated with wins, nominations, and official selections at prestigious events, including the Annie Awards, BAFTA, BIFA, LFF, Cannes, HollyShorts LA, and many other BAFTA and Oscar qualifying festivals.
Milly’s passion and commitment to her craft and storytelling have recently led her to sign with Art Department, a leading agency specializing in art department professionals.
Milly looks for projects in the same way she looks for design inspiration; full of character, rich in texture and detail and stories that make us feel.
Awards & Press
'Nights' and 'Dragon Slayers United' (coming soon)
'Night of the Living Dread'
2023 - Longlist - 95th Academy Awards (Oscars) - Best Short Animation
2022 - Winner - Royal Television Society - National Production Design Award [Post-graduate category]
2022 - Winner - Royal Television Society - Best Animation 'Night of the Living Dread' [Post-graduate category]
2022 - Nomination - BAFTA - Best British Short 'Night of the Living Dread'
2022 - Winner - Annie Awards - Best Student Animation 'Night of the Living Dread'
2021 - Finalist - BIFA (British Independent Film Festival) - Best Short, 'Night of the Living Dread'
2021 - Finalist - GSA Student BAFTAs, LA - Best Short Animation 'Night of the Living Dread'
Royal Television Society - https://rts.org.uk/article/winners-rts-student-television-awards-2022-announced
Royal Television Society - https://rts.org.uk/award/rts-student-television-awards-2022
Director's Notes - https://directorsnotes.com/2021/05/18/nfts2021/
2022 - Winner - HollyShorts Film Festival, LA - Best Student Short 'The Visit'
2022 - Winner - HollyShorts Film Festival, LA - Best Animation 'Scale'
Full list of festivals - https://melocotonfilms.com/en/scale/
'Stories of You and I'
2021 - Shortlist - GSA Student BAFTAs, LA - Best Documentary 'Stories of You and I'
2021 - Winner - Gran Paradiso Film Festival - Best Short Film 'Stories of You and I'
2021 - Winner - Jackson Wild Film Festival - Best Student Film/Emerging Talent 'Stories of You and I'
'Make Do Or Mend'
2018 - Nomination - Birmingham Independent Film Festival, 'Make Do or Mend'