Bill Kelman is a producer writer and director who has sold projects to studios and independents. He has worked in production, development and acquisitions. He is exec producing three upcoming Stanley Kubrick projects. These include THE DOWNSLOPE, a Kubrick screenplay with a US Civil War backdrop, GOD FEARING MAN, a tv mini-series with E One Entertainment to star and LUNATIC AT LARGE which was a Kubrick/Jim Thompson collaboration.
Upcoming projects include PULSE to be directed by Peter MacDonald (“Rambo 3”, Legionnaire, Neverending Story 3 and also a top 2nd Unit VFX director (Harry Potter, Batman and Robin, etc.). He is also an exec producer on the reboot of the tv series, THE TRIBE n he is producing the paranormal thriller UNSTABLE directed by Andrzej Sekula who was the DOP on RESERVOIR DOGS, PULP FICTION and AMERICAN PSYCHO and he is a consulting producer on TRANZLOCO, to be directed by Will De Los Santos, the writer of the cult classic SPUN. There is a slate of close to forty films and television projects in various states of development.
The commercials he has directed and produced have appeared in Shoot Magazine and the One Show Creative Showcase. He was a production and creative consultant on MANAHI, an Arabic language comedy shot in Egypt and Dubai and has provided consulting services around the world. He also does production services and produces commercials.
Kelman has been a judge of the Nichols Fellowship screenwriting program sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and has worked with Inktip, Fade-In and Greenlight My Film. He was a screenwriting fellow at the American Film Institute. He is a member of the Writer’s Guild of America.