Millen Baird

In 2007, Millen created his eponymous sketch comedy series, The Millen Baird Show, for TV3, which was nominated Best Comedy at the 2009 NZ Film & TV Awards. In 2011, he co-created and starred in the comedy series Auckland Daze for TVNZ. The semi-autobiographical series won Best Comedy Script at the 2012 and 2014 NZ Writers Guild Awards

In 2017, Mills released Darryl. An Outward Bound Story for TVNZ, which the NZ Herald called “a rare comedy gem.” He won Best Comedy Script at the 2017 NZ Writers Guild Awards and the 2017 NZTV Awards. The show also won Outstanding Comedy Series at the Catalyst Content Festival in the US. 

In 2018, Mills co-wrote and co-directed The Lonely Hearts Motel for TV3. The following year, he co-wrote and directed Darryl. A Beach to Snow Story for TVNZ. Mills and Siobhan are currently developing a cop comedy, Naki Blues, which won the Just for Laughs Stand Up and Pitch competition in Montreal in July last year.

Millen has MC'd a bunch of corporate events including Air NZ's Leadership Conference (2005), Betta Electrical's Annual conference in Brisbane (2006) and TVNZ's New Season Launch (2017). He's also MC'd at least twenty weddings where his tailored horse race calls are a hit!

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