Jacquelyn Mills


Jacquelyn Mills
Writer, Director

Jacquelyn Mills, originally from Nova Scotia, Canada, graduated the top of her year from the prestigious Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. Jacquelyn brings a highly personal and socially conscious approach to her filmmaking, through which she explores themes of beauty, nature and a balance of life.

She is in post production on a feature shot in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has won numerous awards for her latest film, For Wendy, including Best New Canadian Director at the Montreal World Film Festival, Best Film at the enRoute Air Canada Film Festival, Best Sound Design at the Atlantic Film Festival and Best Cinematography at the Toronto International Student Film Festival. She is currently in the development stages of her most recent film project titled “The Old Woman and the Wave”.


The Old Woman and the Wave (writer, director)


Film school standout: Award winning filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills finds inspiration where she least expects it
Montreal Mirror, 12/03/10

Selected Filmography

The Old Woman and the Wave, GreenGround Productions
Feature, In Development

Funk's Grove
15:00 (HD), 2009

The Forest Ranger, Paranoid Brunette
Feature (HD), In development
Co-Producer/Camera Operator/Editor

Kim & Jessie, GreenGround Productions
00:06:00 (HD), 2009
Editor/Camera Operator

Fear of Snakes, GreenGround Productions
00:05:00 (35mm), 2009

No Sana Hoy, Dancing Bear Productions
00:15:00 (S16mm), 2009

For Wendy
00:10:30 (35mm), 2008
Writer/Director/Editor/Sound Design

Festivals & Awards

Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema Film Festival (May 2008)
Best Film: Technicolor 35mm Blow-Up

Toronto International Film Festival Student Showcase (May 2008)
Best Cinematography

Air Canada/enRoute Film Festival (August-November 2008)
Best Film

Montreal World Film Festival (August 2008)
Best New Canadian Director

Young Cuts Film Festival (August 2008)
Nominated for Best Editing & Cinematography

Atlantic Film Festival (September 2008)
Best Sound Design $10 000 in post sound services

Rendez-Vous du Cinema Quebecois (February 2009)
Nominated for Best Student Film

Sehsuechte International European Film Festival (April 2009)

Nominated Canada's top 10 shorts (Toronto International Film Festival Group)

Sichuan International Film Festival (China)
Best Photography