Mily Mumford (they/them) is a queer, trans and disabled writer and director in film and theatre. They have written and directed over fifteen short and full length works that have been produced for the stage and recent film works include the short films Gemini (2018, Cannes Short Film Corner, London Sci-Fi Festival +15 festivals), First Bite, (2019, Winner Best Film Circus Film Contest, Best Film East Van Showcase), and Operation Gingham (2020). Recent theatre work includes the workshop production of Controller at rEvolver Festival (2022), a choose-your-own adventure play about technology and violence which they developed as a member of the inaugural Arts Club Emerging Playwright’s Unit (2019). They are currently a playwright Associate with Playwrights Theatre Centre (Vancouver) with their immersive horror play in development It Lives in My Bedroom. They were a part of the Warner Brothers Discovery Canada Access Writer’s Program 2022 developing their sci-fi series Nostalgica.
In addition to creative work they hold a BSc. in Neuroscience and an MSc. in Interactive Technology and have worked as a science consultant and science communicator.