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Will Cohen is one of the five founding owners of Milk, an independent, Academy and BAFTA award-winning visual effects company with studios in London and Cardiff. Will is Milk's CEO and Executive Producer.

Since Milk's launch in 2013, the team has created an impressive range of complex sequences for high-end TV and feature films, winning an Emmy for the BBC/Hartswood's Sherlock; three BAFTA Television Craft awards for the BBC's Doctor Who (2014 and 2015) and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2016) and seven BAFTA Craft Award nominations. Milk co-founder Sara Bennett won an Oscar in 2016 for best visual effects on Alex Garland's feature Ex-Machina.

Milk was named among the Sunday Times 2017 Tech Track 100 - the top 100 fastest growing UK tech companies

Milk's credits also include feature films Annihilation (Alex Garland); Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (Warner Bros.); Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Lionsgate); Ben Wheatley's Free Fire and High-Rise, Everest (Universal), The Martian (20th Century Fox), The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Poltergeist (Fox/MGM), Brett Ratner's Hercules (Paramount/MGM); and Channel 4/Amazon/Sony's sci-fi anthology Phillip K. Dick's Electric Dreams; Altered Carbon (Skydance/Netflix); The Alienist (TNT/Paramount); Sky One's 2016 Christmas Day feature The Last Dragonslayer, Thunderbirds Are Go (ITV), Class (BBC), My Mother And Other Strangers (BBC), Aberfan: The Green Hollow (BBC Wales), Beowulf (ITV) for television.

Prior to the launch of Milk, Will was Managing Director of Mill Film and TV for five years. Will established and lead the Mill Film and TV team, whose award-winning visual effects for high profile TV dramas such as Doctor Who and Merlin earned both a BAFTA and VES Award in 2009 and a BAFTA in 2011. Will oversaw projects including Doctor Who, Ice Age Giants and Sherlock for television and feature films: 28 Weeks Later, Snow White and the Huntsman and The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Will is an elected board member of the UK Screen Association and a member of BAFTA, The Visual Effects Society (VES) and the Creative Skillset Council.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Milk Visual Effects

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