William
Bridges

EP, writer and director for film & television

Will is an award-winning TV writer/director and a film-maker. 

His credits include Black Mirror: USS Callister, for which he won an International Emmy Award; Shut Up And Dance for Season 3 of Black Mirror, and the smash hit drama series Stranger Things for Netflix.

His original television series For Life is greenlit for AMC. Based on a short film he made with Brett Goldstein, Will is writing & directing and is an EP.

Other projects include Scanners and The Drift.

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Television

Writer & Creator 

For Life
6 x 60'
Producer Jolyon Symonds

Original drama anthology series for AMC co-created & written with Brett Goldstein.

On The Corner for AMC

Original drama spin-off from the cult 1981 film.

Bron & Media Res
In Development

Original grounded sci-fi drama series set within the aftermath of a
global catastrophic event.

Endeavour Content & Chernin Entertainment
In Development

Executive producers Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, The Strain) and Lindsey Springer are working with Will on his original global conspiracy thriller.

A+E Studios for Hulu
In Development

Writer 

Creator The Duffer Brothers

Popular sci-fi drama series following mysterious events in the small town of Hawkins.

Netflix
Black Mirror: USS Callister
International Emmy Award: 'best writing for a limited series'
1 x 60'
Creator Charlie Brooker
Director Toby Haynes
Starring
  • Jesse Plemons
  • A young woman finds herself stuck within a Star Trek-esque computer game at the mercy of one of her colleagues.

    House of Tomorrow
    Creator Charlie Brooker
    Director James Watkins
    Starring
  • Alex Lawther
  • A withdrawn boy finds himself at the mercy of online blackmailers.

    House of Tomorrow for Netflix

    Writer & Director 

    Documentary television series featuring eyewitness accounts from everyday people who claim to have experienced paranormal activity.

    Raw TV for Syfy

    Film

    Writer 

    Director Nicolas Pesce
    Starring
  • Lin Shaye
  • Andrea Riseborough
  • Forthcoming remake of the 2002 cult Japanese horror film.

    Good Universe / Ghost House
    Producer Eric Newman

    An adaptation of The Prize of Peril, a science fiction short story by Robert Sheckley.

    Grand Electric/Studio Canal
    In development
    The Apology Line
    Winner: Best European Short, Cork Film Festival
    Short
    Producer James Lees
    Director James Lees
    Starring
  • Jevon Canhigh
  • Ivor Giles
  • Sheryl Green
  • Vicky O'Dell
  • Film blending real life apologies with visuals of moments that might otherwise pass us by.

    The Hobo Film Company

    Writer & Director 

    Shallow
    Short
    Producer Ben Pullen
    Starring
  • Dan Stevens
  • Emily Bruni
  • A man runs over a girl on a deserted country road and considers, "Can I get away with this?"
    UK Film Council
    Dead Hungry
    Winner Best Horror Short: London Independent Film Festival
    Short
    Producer Jon Drever
    Starring
  • Mark Evans
  • Andrew Root
  • Johanna Stanton
  • Claude Stirling
  • Film following a lost zombie searching for brains.
    UK Film Council/Screen South

    Director 

    Extraordinary Feats of the Seventh Period
    Selected for the Short Film Festival Oberhausen
    Short
    Producer Ian Prior
    Writer Lee Thomas
    Starring
  • Kane Clarke
  • Max Saunders
  • Film about two 12 year old outsiders in need of a friend, who realise that they at least have each other
    Extraordinary Films
    Writer Brett Goldstein
    Starring
  • Brett Goldstein
  • Laura Haddock
  • A short co-written with comedian Brett Goldstein currently in development as a comedy drama for television. 

    Singer Street Films

     

    SuperBob
    Feature
    Director Jon Drever

    Robert Kenner is a lonely man looking for love. Today, if he can actually get his boss to give him some time off, he is going on his first date for 6 years. Oh, and he is also the world's only SuperHero.

    Grain Media Limited