William is a writer and director hailing from rural Norfolk, England. 

His 2019 debut feature film GWEN, 'a red raw piece of class conscious folk horror' (Danny Leigh), premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, won two Welsh BAFTA's and was British Independant Film Award nominated, long listed in 11 categories. 

William's latest project THE BEEKEEPER, a documentary about a beekeeper losing her home to a nuclear power plant has recently finished post production and will have it's European premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Nov 2020.

William's script for his second BFI backed feature film GUN DOG, a rural revenge thriller, has been selected for the last round of the Sundance Script lab 2021.

William has also directed Emmy and BAFTA award-winning TV Drama and Cannes Lion, Clio and Eurobest Grand Prix award-winning Commercials. 

His short film work includes 'Bovine' (Berlinale 2010) and 'Who's Afraid of the Water Sprite?' (Royal Television Society Award for Best Student Drama 2009).


IN DEVELOPMENT

FILM

GUN DOG - a contemporary Western set in the Fens of East Anglia - Producer Hilary Bevan Jones (State of Play, Gwen) and Tom Nash (Deep State, Gwen), Executive Producer Paul Grindey (American Honey, Blue Story).


SMILE - a vampire revenge story - Producer Adam Kassan (End of Watch, Black Mass), Executive producer Matt Reeves (The Batman, War of the Planet of the Apes, Cloverfield). Co-writer Helen Kingston (The Flood).


UNTITLED GHOST STORY - a ghost story from the point of view of a possessed young girl - Producer Oliver Kasman (Saint Maud).



TV


UNTITLED NORTHUMBRIAN SERIES - folklore and outlaws combine in an 8 part series commissioned by The Ink Factory. Producer Tom Nash (Deep State, Gwen) and Executive Producer Katherine Butler (American Animals, Kill List). Co-creator Jamie Childs (His Dark Materials, The Sandman).


THE CORSET - 6 part series adapted from Laura Purcell's Gothic novel of the same title. Producer Andrew Corkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and Laura Rister (HBO's The Tale). Co-writer Lydia Yeoman. Starring Samara Weaving (Hollywood, Ready or Not).