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Michael Mills

(b. 1971, Victoria, Canada)

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As Writer, Director, Producer & Editor

Campana de la Noche
(The Night Bell)
5min 45secHDV 2010

Almaden: Mining in Mexico                  
60min miniDV 2005 (pending)

The Red Villa                                       
20min 16mm/DV 2004

Chimera Cinema                                  
12min 16mm/DV 1994/2004

Music for Landscapes and Labyrinths        
6min 16mm/DV 1993/2004

8min 16mm 1992

PSA for BC Wilderness Association           
30sec 35mm 1992

Ambient Fruit Loop                                
4min super-8/DV 1991/2004

Claude’s Agenda                                   
2min 16mm 1991


As Assistant

The Patagonia                                               
Screenplay by Ruben Guzman, 2003

As Creative Consultant

Feature Film by Nathaniel Geary, 2006

On the Corner                                       
Feature Film by Nathaniel Geary, 2003


As Post-production Assistant                  
City of Lost Alchemists                          
Video by Ruben Guzman, 2006



Solo shows

Michael Mills: Films + Videos                           
National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1998

The Alterknit Theatre                                       
The Knitting Factory

New York City, USA 1995

Joint shows

Aktivfilm: Works by Ruben Guzman & Michael Mills       
Anthology Film Archives
, New York City, USA 2004

The Last Twenty Years                                    
National Museum of Fine Arts
, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1996

Pure Cinema                                                 
Edison Electric Gallery of Moving Images
, Vancouver, BC 1996

Aurora Australis/Aurora Borealis                       
Goethe Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1995

Available Light                                               
Salmon Arm, BC 1994

In Search of Other Pleasures                            
Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, BC 1994

ECCAD Media Show                                          
Pacific Cinematheque, Vancouver, BC 1994


Videopoetry Festival                                       
Buenos Aires, Argentina 2004

Mar del Plata International Film Festival              
Mar del Plata, Argentina 2004

Images du Nouveau Monde                              
Quebec City, Quebec 2004     

Festival Nouveau Cinema (FCMM)                        
Montreal, Quebec 2003

Latino Film and Video Festival                           
Toronto, Ontario 2002

Rough and Ruined Festival                               
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1995

Edinburgh Shorts 10th Fringe Festival                
Edinburgh, Scotland 1995

Rosh’d International Educational Film Festival   
Tehran, Iran  1994

Montreal World Film Festival                             
Montreal, Quebec 1994

BCS Film and Video Festival                             
Campbell River, BC 1994

Mediawave 94                                               
Györ, Hungary 1994

Montreal World Film Festival                             
Montreal, Quebec 1993

21st Film Festival der Nationen                         
Ebensee, Austria 1993

Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts                          
Warsaw, Poland 1992

Krakow Academy of Plastic Arts                        
Krakow, Poland 1992

Béla Bélaz Studios                                          
Budapest, Hungary 1992

Budapest Academy of Fine Arts                        
Budapest, Hungary 1992

Kino Babylon                                                   
Berlin, Germany 1992

Mediawave 91                                               
Györ, Hungary 1991 


Buenos Aires, Argentina 1997



Canada Council Travel Grant (Ref. no.: 3225-04-0032) 2004

Amazon Review writing award 2002
BC Arts Council grant 1999
Canada Council grant (Ref. no.: 3230-97-0355) 1997
CBC Radio short story award 1996
Best Experimental Film, BSC Film and Video Festival 1994
Best Production, BSC Film and Video Festival 1994
Honourable Mention, 21st Film Festival der Nationen 1993
Various scholarships, bursaries & grants 1989-2000