William Armstrong William Armstrong Director


William Armstrong is a director based between London and Copenhagen, working across commercials, music videos and film.

Hailing from Gaborone, Botswana, he studied at the University of Cape Town and Vancouver Film School before beginning his filmmaking career.

Alongside memorable imagery, hallmarks of his work include sophisticated editing and particular focus on blending sound design and music. His work shows an eye for elevating each world he creates into something lyrical and moving.




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