Academy Award nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (Silence) is attached to direct Bill’s original psychological thriller, BASTARD. Martin Scorsese will executive produce. First Look Media (Spotlight) is financing.

Bill has been recognized by Hollywood’s Black List as well as the Nicholl Fellowship and wrote the screenplay for the film, +1, a New York Times Critic’s Pick. Primarily a screenwriter, his creative work includes directing and producing as well. His projects have ranged from the dramatic to the comedic, from science fiction to thriller to musical comedy.

He has worked with filmmakers Dennis Iliadis (Last House on the Left), John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning), Bart Freundlich (Trust the Man), and Matthew Bonifacio (Lbs). Additionally, he has worked closely with producers Alix Madigan (Winter's Bone), Tim Perell (Shortbus), Annie Marter (Transcendence), and Jordan Horowitz (La La Land).

He is also the Assistant Director of Screenwriters Colony and teaches screenwriting at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.