The Mill

The Mill is a visual effects and content creation studio collaborating on VFX, digital and design projects for the advertising, games and music industries. We partner with the world’s best agencies, groundbreaking directors, creative firms and visionary brands. We have over 25 years of insight and pride ourselves on forming partnerships built on creative excellence and cutting-edge technologies. At its centre, The Mill is a creative culture of talented artists from multinational and homegrown backgrounds, nurturing innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas. This enables us to offer creative solutions across all our studios from London, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
1,190 (est)+2%
The Mill was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in London, GB

The Mill Office Locations

The Mill has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
14 Windmill St

The Mill Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


The Mill Financial Metrics

The Mill's revenue was reported to be £39.9 m in FY, 2015 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

39.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

19.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

6.8 m

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.6 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


34.3 m36.3 m39.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

20.2 m20.5 m20.4 m

Gross profit

14.1 m15.7 m19.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

9.4 m8.1 m12.6 m

Pre tax profit

5.4 m8.3 m7.1 m

Net Income

4.5 m8 m6.8 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


889 k2.4 m1.6 m

Accounts Receivable

4.9 m5.7 m6.4 m

Current Assets

62.3 m83 m88.4 m


3.7 m9.2 m7.9 m

Total Assets

66 m92.2 m96.3 m

Accounts Payable

1.7 m1.4 m1.2 m

Current Liabilities

14.3 m32.4 m23.3 m

Total Liabilities

14.5 m32.5 m30.5 m

Retained Earnings

4.5 m8 m6.8 m

Total Equity

51.5 m59.7 m65.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.5 x1.5 x
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Financing Activities

692 k

Income Taxes Paid

(886 k)(308 k)(256 k)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

The Mill Median Salaries

Source: 74 public H-1B filings from The Mill

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