Does it feel like your project budgets and timelines just keep getting smaller and smaller? Well, you are not alone! Watch for upcoming events to hear The Mill Chicago’s Head of Design, Jeff Boddy, discuss the pros and cons of this high volume, low budget trend in advertising and the impact it is having on production.


Jeff Boddy is the Head of Design at The Mill in Chicago where he leads a team of artists and animators across a broad range of styles and disciplines. He is also Creative Director for Mill+, The Mill’s creative studio focused on originating, developing and directing content from concept to finished film. Jeff employs an interdisciplinary approach to directing, specializing in 2D, 3D, cut-out, cel-animation and miniatures.

A thoughtful, passionate creative with over 18 years of experience, Jeff has worked for some of the most innovative studios in the industry including production, post-production, VFX, design, animation, interactive, and advertising agencies.

He has spoken about design, animation, and the creative process at a number of universities and industry events including:

OFFF Barcelona, 2018 – Barcelona
Adobe Creative Jam, 2017 – Chicago
Creative Tech Expo, 2017 – Chicago
OFFF Italia & DDD, 2016 – Milan
Digital Art Teachers Conference, 2016 – Chicago
PromaxBDA Videophonic, 2012 – Los Angeles
Virginia Commonwealth University
Columbus College of Art & Design
Tribeca Flashpoint College

For speaking enquiries and booking information please contact:

Morgane Moulherat
Marketing & PR Manager
+1 312 605 8900

Photos by Chris Milne, Amber Williams, Joana Prista