William Bridges

Writer and director for film and television
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Biography

Will is a writer, director and film-maker. 

He is currently developing an original conspiracy thriller TV series with K/O Paper Products and CBS TV. 

Short films include Dead Hungry, which won Best Horror Short at LIFF 2010 and political thriller Shallow starring Dan Stevens. For Life, a short co-written with comedian Brett Goldstein is currently being developed as a comedy drama for television. 

As a documentary film-maker his film The Apology Line, was shown at Cannes and Sundance and won a number of awards on the festival circuit including Prix UIP Best European Short Film at the Cork International Film Festival.

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Film

Writer & Director

Shallow
Short
Producer Ben Pullen
Starring
  • Dan Stevens
  • Emily Bruni
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    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
     

    Writer

     

    A group of misfit teenagers find themselves trapped in school after friday detention, only they're not alone.

    Wellington Films
    In development
     
    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.

    Film 4
    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
     
    Lupus
    Feature
     

    Found footage thriller

    Working Title
     

    Director

    Starring
  • Brett Goldstein
  • Laura Haddock
  •  

    What if there was just one person in the world that you were truly meant for? A soul mate, the only person that could make you truly happy. What if there was a test you could take to find out who that person was? In the near future scientists will fully map the human genome, revealing that humans really do have a 'soul'. Not only that but they will create a test to discover perfectly compatible souls. The Soul Mate test. Simon has lent his best friend Adele the money to take the test and agreed to go with her to the clinic. But on the journey there, their own relationship will come into question, and so will the real reason he Lent her the money.

    Singer Street Films
     
    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
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    Film about two 12 year old outsiders in need of a friend, who realise that they at least have each other
    Extraordinary Films
     

    TV

    Director

     

    Paranormal Witness is an American paranormal documentary television series featuring eyewitness accounts from everyday people who claim to have experienced paranormal activity.

    Raw TV for SyFy
     
     

    Paranormal Witness is an American paranormal documentary television series featuring eyewitness accounts from everyday people who claim to have experienced paranormal activity.

    Raw TV for Syfy
     

    Writer

     
    Raw TV
     

    Writer & Creator

     

    Futuristic comedy-drama television adaptation of Will and Brett's short film For Life, in development with BBC.

    In development
     
    Producer Kurtzman and Orci
     

    A global conspiracy thriller following a group of disparate people who's lives become endangered when they each gain knowledge of a secret project known as Obicera One.

    Kurtzman and Orci / CBS
    In development