William Bridges

Writer and director for film and television

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

Will is a director and film-maker.

He is currently developing an original feature, Lupus, with Working Title and has previously collaborated with Film4 and Wellington Films.

He received UK Film Council funding for his shorts Dead Hungry, which won Best Horror Short at LIFF 2010 and Extraordinary Feats Of The Seventh Period, which screened at the internationally acclaimed Brief Encounters Film festival.

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.

For TV he is currently directing series 4 of docu-drama series Paranormal Witness with Raw and is co-writing an original comedy-series with Brett Goldstein with BBC in-house called, For Life. 



Will is currently working on features for Film 4, Wellington Films and a new original Lupus. His new short, Shallow, is in post-productionWill is currently working on features for Film 4, Wellington Films and a new original Lupus. His new short, Shallow, is in post-productio

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Film
Writer
Slasher School Feature
2010
Wellington Films
In development
Writer William Bridges

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

SuperBob Feature
2010
Film 4
In development
Writer William Bridges

Co-written with Jon Drever and Brett Goldstein

The Apology Line Short
2007
The Hobo Film Company
Producer James Lees
Director James Lees
Writer William Bridges
Starring Jevon Canhigh, Ivor Giles, Sheryl Green, Vicky O'Dell & Andrea Wilson

Film blending real life apologies with visuals of moments that might otherwise pass us by

Director
For Life Short
2013
Singer Street Films
Director William Bridges
Writer Brett Goldstein
Starring Brett Goldstein & Laura Haddock

 
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Extraordinary Films
Producer Ian Prior
Director William Bridges
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

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Writer and Director
Lupus Feature
2011
Working Title
In Development
Director William Bridges
Writer William Bridges

 
Shallow Short
2011
UK Film Council
Producer Ben Pullen
Director William Bridges
Writer William Bridges
Starring Dan Stevens & Emily Bruni

A man runs over a girl on a deserted country road and considers, "Can I get away with this?"

Cake Short
2009

 
Director William Bridges
Writer William Bridges
Starring Daniel Curshen & George Franco

Film exploring a moment of confrontation between two strangers

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Dead Hungry Short
2009
UK Film Council/Screen South
Producer Jon Drever
Director William Bridges
Writer William Bridges
Starring Mark Evans, Andrew Root, Johanna Stanton, Claude Stirling & Caroline Tomkinson

Film following a lost zombie searching for brains.

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Editor
The Archivist Short
2008
Warp Films for BBC New Music Shorts
Producer Libby Durdy
Director James Lees
Writer David Whitehouse
Starring Shonagh Marshall & Finlay Robertson

Film following a man who vacuum packs objects from his past, including his girlfriend.

Television
Writer
Revelation 2014
Raw TV
Writer William Bridges

 
Director
Paranormal Witness 4 2014
Raw Tv for Syfy
Director William Bridges

 
Paranormal Witness 3 2 x 60'
2013
Raw TV for Syfy
Director William Bridges

 
The State of CCTV 1 x 22'
2008
Al Jazeera English
Director William Bridges

Documentary following civil liberties and human rights issues associated with the growth of CCTV in Britain.

Creator and Writer
For Life 2014

 
Creator William Bridges
Writer William Bridges

Drama television adaptation of Will and Brett's short film For Life, in development with BBC Drama in-house

Editor
People and Power 2010
Kinooga Productions for Al Jazeera English
Starring Max Keiser

Political programme broadcast weekly with a viewing base of over 8 million

My Hong Kong 2008
BBC World

Six prominent figures in Hong Kong reveal areas of Hong Kong that ordinary tourists don't see

Pockets 1 x 3'
2008
Pilgrim Films for Channel 4
Producer Andrew Hinton
Director James Lees

Film shown as part ofChannel 4's Three Minute Wonder exploring the stories behind the objects people carry in their pockets

Newsnight: Harare Book Cafe 1 x 45'
2007
BBC for BBC2
Starring Jeremy Paxman

Short film charting the history of a politics free cafe in the heart of Zimbabwe

Other
Director

Music video for If The Kids

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Bad Mutha F*cker 2010

Music video for Bubsie and The Beat Brothers

BAFTA Orange Awards 2010

Coroprate viral campaign

Kid Adrift 2010

Viral campaign for the artist Kid Adrift.

Acrobat 2009

1980s Train and Win montage style music video for the band Jo Webb and the Dirty Hands.

Action for Children 2009

Informative video promoting services across Britain

Writer and Director
The Robot Aston 2010

Viral campaign for Heat magazine

Editor
Bacardi: The Mixologist 2009

High-end promotional video for Bacardi rum

New Balance Web Content 2009

Corporate web video for launch of new trainers

Nissan World Mountain Bike Tournament 2008

Webisodes following the world mountain bike championships as they tour the world

Director of Photography
Ignite Moments 2008

Promotional video for Nike featuring the world's best footballers running through drills and challenges that can help change the course of a game

Forever Song 2007

Music video for Josh Pyke

Assistant Director
Canon Colour Trails 2009

Promotional video for Canon digital cameras