Millie Harvey is an award winning filmmaker based in London. She currently holds the position of Video Lead at UK charity Shelter producing documentary shorts and branded content.
Before joining Shelter, Millie spent over ten years as a freelance shooting-director and media trainer. She has covered a wide range of social and human rights issues including the impact of conflict on women, access to HIV/AIDS treatment and testing, and the UK's asylum system. Her work has contributed to outlets including the Guardian, The I, and Channel 4 News. Clients include the World Health Organisation, Women for Women International, Oxfam and Freedom from Torture.
Millie is a recipient of the Wellcome Trust International Engagement Award, and the Future of Journalism Global Award for the Guardian’s coverage of sleeping sickness eradication in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A key part of Millie’s role at Shelter involves working with individuals and families experiencing homelessness who want to share their story. She takes a participatory filmmaking approach, that is collaborative and empowering and has led the development of Shelter's video safeguarding guidance and best practise.
She has completed hostile environment and first aid training (HEFAT) and is an Adobe certified expert in Premier Pro. Shooting on Canon EOS Cinema cameras.