Maria Millan is a London-based photographer/ filmmaker/ set designer.. She studied Mass Media and Audiovisual Art, has a background in film and television commercials where she used to design and build sets. Millan moved to London in 2011 and started working as an Art Director for different production houses and shooting stills for numerous English and American magazines as well as working closely with designers. Her work was featured as part of the ‘Contemporary Art Fair 2012’ in Beijing, China. Additionally, her images have been included in the ‘Story of Creativity’ (2012) and ‘Creative’s rising’ (2013) exhibitions in New York City. Millan is usually the creative director for her shoots but she also likes to dress the set and takes time to direct models. In the last year, she also had been working as the producer designer of couple of short films, and she wrote, produced and directed her first short film shot in England called "The Refuge" that now is in post production. tumblr: http://ontheotherside-a.tumblr.com/ mariamillanart.blogspot.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/MariaMillanArt https://twitter.com/MariaMillanArt http://www.pinterest.com/mariamillan/ http://instagram.com/mariamillanart 'Time and space are modes by which we think, and not conditions in which we live.' Einstein "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see". Henry David Thoreau
I create images, video, from the concept until each one of the props that appear on my shots. I also love to walk around and capture those moments that seen to be stills from a movie.
Design, create and dress the sets for the film: Chop Chop directed by Christopher Granier Deferre.
Production of the contest and competition activities, workshops, seminars and talks. Managed set deadlines, budgets, promotion and marketing, search engine optimization. Curate photographs received.
TV commercial production.
5 years of communication theories, literature, media, advertisement, film, TV and radio production, direction and management.
Maria Millan had 3 of her stills projected on buildings in New York, and also as part of a gallery exhibition within an event called Creatives Rising, sponsored by PNG Magazine. https://www.see.me/rising
Maria Millan had 3 of her photographs exhibited on The Story of Creativity, sponsored by PNG Magazine. New York- USA. July/ October 2013 http://www.see.me/blog/the-story-of-the-creative/
Participant with a serie of 9 pieces under the tittle "From the Co- Pilot seat" in the Contemporary Art Fair of Beijing, China during the month of September 2012. http://www.798district.com