Film Description: The Mill is a gripping portrait of a rural community deeply divided over the fate of the local pulp mill. Welcome to Pictou County, Nova Scotia where a plan to redirect pulp effluent into the fishing grounds of the Northumberland Strait has stirred controversy. Lobster fishermen say “No Pipe!” The mill says “No Pipe No Mill”. A line has been drawn and with hundreds of jobs at stake the issue has reached a boiling point! An interprovincial co-production between Halifax based Vertical Productions Inc. and Toronto based Site Media Inc.
Director Biography: David W. Craig | Producer, Writer, Director
Based in Toronto and Pictou County, David Craig is a co-founder of the independent documentary film company Site Media Inc., and a producer on all its films. Site Media’s last film, Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island, won Best Atlantic Documentary at the 2015 Atlantic Film Festival and screened around the world. Before heading to Toronto to work at the Ontario Arts Council and Telefilm Canada, he started his career in film in Halifax working on William D. MacGillivray’s Life Classes, one of the first feature films to be made in Atlantic Canada.