William Means is a Los Angeles-based director and writer. He graduated from the American Film Institute Conservatory as a Directing Fellow in 2021. Prior to AFI, William completed his undergrad at the University of Georgia ('14), he directed two award-winning shorts, then set off for several years of international backpacking to engage with new perspectives and expand his storytelling palette. Along the way, he has been featured in the HBO documentary series, SEX//ON, he interned with Sam Raimi's GHOST HOUSE PICTURES and Celine Rattray's MAVEN PICTURES, and he assisted on major features in New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.

He is currently developing his first feature.