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Millie On Air Productions was founded in 2014 by filmmaker Millie Rose Heywood. Driven, at the time, by a dearth of quality content with women at the helm, the company was formed to remedy this by producing boundary-pushing, socially-relevant entertainment with a powerful female voice.

Their first project Spirit Stones, achieved critical acclaim when it was selected as a finalist in Tropfest 2014. Following this, short film Girl Falling, after premiering at Revelation Perth International Film Festival in 2018, went on to receive critical acclaim in a strong film festival run around the world.

On January 1st 2021 Millie On Air Productions released web-series Retrograde, an occult drama based in east-Los Angeles. They are currently in pre-production on Australian feature films By The Fall and Unwrapped, in association with Eleven Six Productions.



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Australian LA-based writer and director Millie Rose Heywood started her film career as an actor, studying at NIDA and The Actor’s Centre in Sydney. She was cast in several TV productions for Australian networks including the ABC and Netflix and made her feature film debut in Convict, directed by George Basha and David Field.


Passionate about storytelling, Heywood decided to move behind the camera in 2014 and started Millie On Air Productions. Her debut short film Spirit Stones, which she directed, produced and co-wrote, went on to receive critical acclaim as a finalist at Tropfest 2014, the world’s largest short film festival. 

Her next short film Girl Falling had its Australian Premiere at Revelation Perth International Film Festival in July 2018 and was selected as a Programmer’s Favorite in the Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival 2018. It went on to have a highly successful festival run around the world.

Heywood released web series Retrograde in 2021, an all female-led production directed, produced and co-written by Heywood. She is currently working on several projects including two upcoming Australian feature films, coming-of-age drama By the Fall and Christmas comedy Unwrapped.



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