In 2009 William Head graduated from the documentary course at the Victorian College of the Arts. In 2010 he was selected to screen has graduating film, Night Fare, at the Australian International Documentary Conference in the F4 – First Factual Film Festival for emerging filmmakers and won the 2010 ATOM award for Best Tertiary Documentary. He received the VCA award for Most Daring and Innovative Production (non-fiction) and was a recipient of both the Margaret Lawrence Social Justice Fund Award and the Anthony Ganim Postgraduate Award. His latest project We Are Illuminated, a short film about the Melbourne night, has been selected to be produced as part of Open Channel and Screen Australia’s Raw Nerve program. His 2008 film about living in Amsterdam, Buiten, was a finalist in the Lonely Planet World Wide Encounters Film Festival. William has written for Screen Hub and also teaches documentary filmmaking.