Millstream Films - About Us

We are a UK-based documentary film production company with editorial operations in northern Italy. Our 130 hours of factual content is broadcast & distributed worldwide, including on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Crime & Investigation, Spiegel TV, Tubi,  and other major brands. Our award-winning international team specialises in history, culture, current affairs, crime and big engineering programming for the global marketplace.  

A diverse team of industry professionals working in London and the Italian regions of Lombardy, Liguria and Emilia Romagna bring a unique, international mix of artistic, editorial, and business skills to the quality factual content we produce. Founding partner Paul Russell is Director of Business Affairs. He has worked since 1993 in TV and film production and is a graduate of Oxford University (Languages: French, Italian, English). Founding partner Andrea Vogt is Director of Production. She has been a working journalist and filmmaker for the last 30 years and is a member of the Fulbright association of scholars (Languages: German, Italian, English). Alessandro Lucchini is Director of Creative and Post Production, and teaches at European Design Institute in Milan. Alex Scorza is Video Editor and Head of Operations. We also work with a range of talented camera operators, editors, sound engineers and crew based in Italy, the UK and Germany. We have editorial offices in Bologna and Genoa. 
Working primarily in English, Italian, French and German, we specialise in fast-turnaround documentaries about crime, culture, history, maritime operations and current events. Our documentaries are distributed worldwide by the documentary label Autentic in Germany and Espresso Media International in the UK.