Global production and digital cinematography

DIGITAL CINEMA HD represents the professional evolution of award winning  cinematographer, Bill Mills. Building on his success in the shooting and production of documentary, feature and commercial film, Bill offers  global digital video production services,  digital  post production and a specialized camera rental division.

With locations in St. Petersburg, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia,   Bill is available to offer services throughout Florida, Georgia, and the southeast.  Looking for crews or equipment …Digital Cinema HD can assist.

In July of 2017 Bill acquired the latest in Ultra HD (4K) technology with the addition of the Phantom 4K Flex high speed camera system. Capable of 1000 frames per second in 4K Raw or 2000 fps in HD, the Flex is a versatile production tool as both a high speed option and a full frame Super35mm synchronous sound camera at standard speeds.

Keeping pace with the fast moving digital production techniques, DCHD also offer aerial drone cinematography and is a FAA licensed operator. Coupled with our Sony FS-5, Letus Helix camera stabilizer and Canon 5D Mark 3, Digital Cine HD can offer a wide range of content acquisition for a variety of client’s needs.

Bill has circled the globe capturing images for a wide range of international broadcasters and Fortune 500 corporations. His most recent productions include Director of Photography for the award winning television series, Dispatches From The Gulf with Matt Damon as well as an ongoing documentary about the deep water search for Amelia Earhart.

Mills was the DP of 4 Seasons of “Emeril’s Florida” with Chef Emeril Lagasse. and is also on the GSA approved vendor list. Awards include: seven Emmys, a Primetime Emmy nomination for Cinematography, a 1997 Kodak Vision Award, three Cine Golden Eagles, and a Platinum Best of Show Aurora.  He was recently accepted as a Fellow (FN’14) with the New York based Explorer’s Club for his work on many significant scientific  and recovery expeditions.

He has also produced a number of long format documentaries and instructional programs for Yanmar Marine, TSWG (Department of Defense), Piper & Heath Travel, and the Fulton County Arts Council.

When he’s not on location, Bill enjoys sailing, SCUBA, and travel. A Master SCUBA diver, USCG Licensed Captain and ASA sailing instructor, Bill agrees that even a rough day on the water is better than a good day in the office.

Honors and Awards:

2016 Suncoast Emmy Award for Cinematography, National Primetime Emmy Award Nomination, 2009 Cine Golden Eagle, 2012 Edward R. Murrow Award (Video Feature Reporting-Gardens of the Queen/CBS 60 Minutes), Nominated for BLUE OCEAN Broadcast Award (2012) for Gardens of the Queen, Six Regional Emmys, One Platinum Best of Show Aurora Award (2008); Two Gold Auroras (2005 & 2008); Cine Golden Eagle (2000); Telly Award.


Our Specialties
4K & HD Digital Acquisition Phantom Flex certified Underwater/Marine Services Digital Post Production