Greg Lander Williams
Dynamic national RTS and Broadcast award winning Series Director. Prime time PD self shooting credits for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, SKY, Discovery, US and Arabic television. Proven track record working with soldiers and police officers in hostile environments, medics and patients on hospital wards and sporting superstars in the white heat of competi... Read More
Dynamic national RTS and Broadcast award winning Series Director. Prime time PD self shooting credits for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, SKY, Discovery, US and Arabic television. Proven track record working with soldiers and police officers in hostile environments, medics and patients on hospital wards and sporting superstars in the white heat of competition. Delivering well-shot actuality, compelling personal interviews and engaging human stories from all over the world. Skilled multi-camera, single camera and presenter led director with fixed rig experience. Creative and confident at handling productions from start to screen, negotiating sensitive access, leading teams on location and in the edit to produce high-end programmes for a wide audience.
BBC One commissioned a serious, original five-part documentary series for an unconventional daytime slot. “The Estate We’re In”, about an anti-social estate, required delicacy to deal with street crime, poverty and physical violence. Series Director, responsible for the visual style, delivering well-shot actuality, crew safety and presenter driven scenes. The series attracted over two million viewers, proved serious content can play in a daytime slot and was critically acclaimed across the industry with Broadcast & RTS awards.
Popular C4 prime time, ob-doc rig series “999: What’s Your Emergency?” explores social issues in modern day Britain. Seen through the eyes of the emergency services & members of the public. Series Director overseeing a team of 15 shooters, during an intense actuality filming period in Wiltshire. Responsible for technical & visual style, helicopter & drone aerials, car to car g/vs & shooting 229 master interviews. This series reached the programmes highest ever ratings.
Two months with the British Army on operation throughout Helmand province, Afghanistan, for ITV series “Road Warriors”. PD Self Shooting, embedded in troop convoys delivering supplies on the ground to forward operating bases, during the Taliban’s “fighting season”. Required decisive thinking, regimented time keeping, confidence and sensitive edit producing. The strength of content led to four additional episodes commissioned resulting in “Road Warriors: The Extra Mile”.
"Greg has a decisive attitude and a unique passion, motivation and dedication for storytelling. His moral compass and genuine enthusiasm are attributes that ensure he always delivers authentic contributions and intimate access" - Twofour
"Greg's abundant warmth and kindness teamed with his admirable courage and fearlessness are a winning combination. He doesn't ever shy away from a tricky filming moment. He's a brilliant shooter, a really visual director, a charmingly winning interviewer and a great team leader and team player who's fab at access. Don't hire him, so that we always can" - Blast! Films Read Less
Media I Work In:
Heath And Safety Training
Fixed Rig Experience
Single Camera Directing
Canon EOS C300
2009 Broadcast Awards, Best Daytime Programme: The Estate We're In. 2009 National RTS Awards, Daytime and Early-Peak Programme Winner: The Estate We're In. 2008 Broadcast Hot Shot, Directing. 2008 Regional RTS Awards, Best Network Series Winner: The Estate We're In. 2004 Regional RTS Student Award, Best Non-Factual Winner: Heaven Sent.