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Mill Film Announces Mark Thorley as Managing Director for Australia

Brings 15 years of executive experience from companies such as Lucas Film

Mill Film Announces Mark Thorley as Managing Director for Australia

Technicolor's Academy Award winning VFX studio, Mill Film, today announces that Mark Thorley will head Mill Film in Australia. The announcement comes in the wake of the February launch of Mill Film in Adelaide, Australia.

Mark brings more than 15 years of executive leadership experience working at leading companies such as Lucas Film, Singapore, where he oversaw studio operations and production strategies. Prior to that, Thorley spent nine years at Animal Logic, at both their Los Angeles and Sydney locations, as head of production and also held senior positions at Screen Queensland and Omnicom.

Throughout his career, Mark has received credits on numerous high-profile features including Kong: Skull Island, RogueOne, Jurassic World, and Avengers: Age of Ultron. A highly praised industry specialist in VFX, Mark will drive all aspects of VFX production, client relations and business development for Australia, reporting into the global head of Mill Film,
Lauren McCallum.

“I am delighted to welcome Mark to the Mill Film team,” said McCallum. “Mark’s appointment is an exciting milestone in the creation of our Adelaide studio and will play a key role in heading the studio and developing relationships with key partners in the South Australian film and TV community.”
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