Darren O'Kelly

Chief Operating Officer - The Mill London

Film Craft


Darren began his career in Dublin working for theatre companies, VFX houses and Ad agencies before joining The Mill in London. Rising quickly through the ranks he was promoted to Deputy Head of Production in 2006 and then Head of Production in 2008, where he led the company through a period of expansion, including the launch of a number of successful new business divisions, before becoming MD in 2010 and COO in January 2017. In this new role, he manages the group-wide performance of on a day-to-day basis creating the right conditions for both commercial and creative success..