Known for his iconic title design for JAY-Z’s GRAMMY-nominated ‘The Story of O.J.’, director Ilya Abulkhanov will be presenting OFFF Open Film for OFFF Barcelona 2019!
We're thrilled to announce that the Opening Film of OFFF Barcelona 2019 will be created by creative director Ilya Abulkhanov with Mill+ a content-driven collective of award-winning directors and designers by The Mill – The film will be premiered on Thursday 25th of April 2019 at OFFF.
Creative Director at Mill+, Ilya Abulkhanov is a leader within the award-winning design and animation team in the Los Angeles studio. Over the last 14 years, Ilya’s meticulous eye for design has led to a successful career of challenging, graphically-driven projects across the feature film, music, gaming and advertising industries.
He was a Creative Director at Prologue where he created title sequences and cinematics for franchises such as Iron Man, XMEN and Destiny, along with numerous show packages for MTV.
Since joining Mill+, Ilya has led high-profile projects including the music video for Rihanna’s ‘Sledgehammer’ and the iconic title design for JAY-Z’s GRAMMY-nominated ‘The Story of O.J.’
ABOUT MILL+ AND THE MILL
The Mill is a visual effects and content creation studio collaborating on projects for the advertising, gaming and music industries. They produce visually driven projects for any screen and build awe-inspiring interactive and immersive experiences.
At the helm of The Mill’s creative offering is Mill+, a content-driven collective of award-winning directors and designers. Mill+ focuses on concept-to-delivery partnerships to create premium moving image work through design, animation and emerging technology projects.
Their most recent accolades include a Cannes Gold Lion for Innovation and a SXSW Innovation award, amongst scores of D&AD Pencils, Cannes Lions, APAs, British Arrows, AICPs, CLIOs and VES statues.