William McGregor is a writer and director hailing from rural Norfolk, England. Known for his strong use of landscape and character focused storytelling.
In 2007, William attended the University for Creative Arts in Farnham, England. Where he studied a Foundation Degree in Art and Design before beginning a BA in Digital Film and Screen Arts, also at the University for the Creative Arts.
Williams first year student film Who's Afraid of the Water Sprite? (2009) won 10 international awards including the 'Royal Television Award for Best Drama'. 'The Cambridge University Film Festival' was subsequently renamed 'The Water Sprite Film Festival' after the film. 'The Royal Television Society' proclaimed the short as 'The best student film we have ever seen'.
William followed up Who's Afraid of the Water Sprite? (2009) with two graduation films in 2010. Bovine (2010) a 35mm short film about a young boy on a farm which screened at the 'Berlinale Film Festival' and The Little (2010) a dark fantasy about a man and a snail which won the 'Coca-Cola Cinemagic Innovation Award' in addition to screening at many festivals world wide.
After graduation William signed to Independent Tallent for representation in Film and TV.
In 2011 William shot the short film No Escape (2011) for the London Sci-Fi 48 hour film challenge. A film which resulted in William being signed by The Mill [gb] as a commercials director.
In 2018 William signed with CAA after the world premiere of his debut feature film Gwen (2018) at the Toronto International Film Festival.