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William Lott is a is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles with a dedicated passion for storytelling, specifically from a queer perspective. William got his start as a production assistant in television on Fox & Hulu’s American Horror Stories and 911: Lonestar.

In 2020, William founded a genre-focused production company,                                             . Through Backlott, he wrote, edited, and directed Bottom, a dark-humored horror short film that screened in numerous film festivals around the world in 2022 and 2023, and is slated for a VOD release on the streaming platform DEKKOO on October 5, 2023. William is currently in post production on the upcoming pilot, Good Grief, a dark comedy set for a festival run in 2024. 

William aims to continue to make film and television that brings queer voices to the forefront in a variety of genres, with a specific affinity for directing dark comedy and horror. With an unwavering commitment to his craft, William hopes to continue to bring audiences together through his filmmaking. 

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