William Armstrong William Armstrong Director


Raised in Botswana, Africa, William began his directing career making short, visual pieces that projected the sensitivity and emotive tone of his future work.

He was recognized at the Cannes Young Director Award for his first ever film. Grounded in documentary, his work shows a natural ability for storytelling and drawing out emotions with finely crafted imagery. William has switched between commercials, music videos and short films, with his most recent project set to world premiere at a major US film festival in 2021.




Young Director Award - Cannes Lions

Emerging Director Award - One Screen Film Festival

Best New Director - Kinsale Shark Awards

Best Film (Budget Category) - Ciclope Africa Craft Awards

Silver Bell (TV Cinema) - Institute of Creative Advertising and Design

Silver Bell (Branded Content) - Institute of Creative Advertising and Design

Silver Effie Award - Effectiveness in Marketing

2x Staff Picks - Vimeo Awards

Shortlist in Entertainment & Music - Cannes Lions

Shortlist Branded Entertainment - Webby Awards

Nominated - Ciclope International Craft Awards

Nominated - 1.4 Awards London

Nominated Best Cinematography - Kinsale Shark Awards