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Warren Williams

Chicago, Illinois

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Director & Editor with Red Epic Dragon 6k, Blackmagic pocket cinema camera 4k, and more. SEE BELOW FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE SPACE.

“Warren Williams was born and raised in Chicago’s South Side, in the Hyde Park neighborhood. It was there that his passion for film began, as he and his family would gather around the TV and watch movies all night together.

After high school, Williams went to SIU for college and later transferred up to the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago to further specialize in film. Though he started there wanting to make movies, it was thanks to a French ad for Adidas titled “Réalisation,” directed by Romain Gavras, that he realized (no pun intended) what he really wanted to do was advertising.

After school, at an editing internship at Garrett Photographic, was where he cut his teeth and honed his “shoot for the edit” style of directing—a cost-effective, highly controlled method of shooting, using the envisioned end shot as a guiding force. From there, Williams dabbled working in production houses before ultimately branching out on his own.

Williams’ retro, forward-moving style has become his signature, and after hearing clients ask for the “Warren Williams style” without having the footage necessary for it, he knew it was time to make the jump to directing and has since worked with clients including:

Compass | Citi | No Kid Hungry | Golden Tree Wealth | Cubbi | C2E2 | First midwest Bank | United States Senator Tammy Duckworth | Zara | Adidas and many more.”

Services include, but are not limited to:

PRE-PRODUCTION | treatments, scriptwriting, storyboards, strategy
PRODUCTION | comprehensive day-of shooting services
POST-PRODUCTION | editorial, sound design, sound mix, color correction, graphics, visual fx
ADDITIONAL SERVICES | graphic design, copywriting, photography, branding, email marketing

ABOUT THE SPACE:
Located in the rising and vibrant neighborhood of logan square, this recently renovated storefront has been converted into an open space cinema studio. One side of the wall has black matte paint to ensure no unwanted light reflections or spills and the other side features a floor to ceiling brick wall.

This space can be perfect for a variety of production shoots such as:
- Interview Videos
- Tutorial Videos
- Green Screen / Chroma Key Videos
- Music Videos
- Film Production
- Photography with Backdrops
- Podcasts Setups
- & much more!

Thank you for taking the time to consider me for your project, and I look forward to working with you!

I have been in the industry since 2013.

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Credits

Director & Editor – Live There || AirBnb
June, 2017 — July, 2017
Commercial – AirBnb

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