Bill Thomas

Freelance Director

Crew on set.


Bill is an internationally working freelance director. He’s directed feature films, shorts, online sketch comedy, and drama for over 100 documentary episodes for various channels including BBC, National Geographic, Discovery, and Channel 5. He’s passionate about creating high quality, atmospheric, engaging drama and has a reputation for getting the most out of limited time, resources, and budgets.

During the pandemic he has remote directed a dozen episodes in South Africa and Canada, and has directed several blocks of drama in the UK during Covid restrictions, including an 85 minute feature film for Signature Entertainment.

Bill's career began in film and TV art departments. Over the years he's worked as a Prop and Model Maker on many big budget movies. These include Star Wars, five of the Harry Potters, V for Vendetta, Bridgerton, James Bond, Guardians of the Galaxy and The Dark Knight Rises. He also worked as an Art Director on around 40 productions for various companies including: BBC Arts, Brook Lapping, October, Darlow Smithson, Wall to Wall, and Pioneer.