3 Mills Studios joins our Creative Cities forum this week at the BFI
Above: 3 Mills Studios campus in east London (Credit: John Fielding)
Future Cities Forum is delighted that Paul de Carvalho, General Manager at London's famous 3 Mills Studios will join our 'Creative Cities' discussions at the BFI in March. 3 Mills is a 10 acre film and television production facility in East London, owned by the London Legacy Development Corporation. It is an iconic production destination in the heart of London’s creative community. Situated on an island oasis in East London, 3 Mills Studios comprises 9 filming stages, 11 theatre rehearsal spaces and over 75,000 square foot of filming space.
Paul is also Head of Studios for Knight Frank's Studio Advisory team, working with experts across Knight Frank's Capital Markets, Valuations, Planning, Property Asset Management teams to advise landowners, developers and investors on the UK's booming Film and TV Studio Facilities sector.
The 3 Mills Studios space has hosted many film, TV and stage productions including Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, Legend for Working Title Films, BBC’s MasterChef and RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, and most recently high-end TV dramas The Great for Hulu and The Third Day for Sky Atlantic. It has inspired some of the most successful independent filmmakers including Danny Boyle and Terence Davies, and has been home to countless television commercials and music videos.
3 Mills Studios also offers production offices, construction and prop stores, make up, costume and green rooms and a mix of production related tenants such as catering, camera hire and casting.
Before relocating to London from Sydney in 2015, Paul was Head of Production Attraction & Incentives at Screen NSW and prior to that Manager of Fox Searchlight & Specialised Films at 20th Century Fox Film Distributors (Australia). He previously ran his own business specialising in and consulting on the exhibition of Asian films in Australia, after working for over 10 years in senior Corporate Affairs positions in Australia and China.