Part-Time Associate Professor; Screenwriting Certificate Advisor
MFA in Film, New York University
William Pace received a Masters of Fine Arts in Film Production from New York University's Graduate Film & TV program where his thesis film "Echo Canyon" won the Cinemagic National Short Film Search and was televised nationally on the USA Cable Network. William has written three optioned screenplays, several syndicated TV episodes and four distributed independent feature films, three of which he co-produced. His most recent co-written screenplay, SHE DIED TWICE, was optioned by Splendid Pictures (TRAFFIC). His script CHARMING BILLY was a three-time finalist for the Sundance Institute's prestigious Screenwriting Lab. William went on to direct CHARMING BILLY, which premiered at the AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival where VARIETY magazine proclaimed William displayed "notable cinematic and storytelling craft." William recently produced and directed the award-winning short, "A Relaxing Day" written by playwright Theresa Rebeck and also directed American legend Tony Bennett in a series of videos for Mr. Bennett's charity foundation, Exploring the Arts. He also directed the world premiere of the new musical “SOUTH: A Nautical Tale,” a piece commissioned by NYC’s noted Dixon Place.
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