avatar for Bill True

Bill True

writer Runaway, Hope Springs, Crazy Evil Genius; Head of Dramatic Writing, Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre
Bill True's debut feature, Runaway, was hailed by critics as “Brilliant” and “Hitchcockian” as it premiered to universal accolades at top festivals, including Tribeca and Toronto. Bill also took top prize at the Austin Film Festival for his work on Runaway, which was subsequently released by eOne Films.

He has since developed feature and television projects with The Film Collective, NBA Entertainment, Warner Horizon Television, Veritas Entertainment, More/Medavoy Productions, Echo Lake Entertainment, eOne Television, and more. He's currently working with Rom Com Pictures to develop his original family drama, Hope Springs. He is also working on a new, original musical for the stage based on the life of mathematician Ada Byron Lovelace, Crazy Evil Genius, in conjunction with the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre, targeting a Fall ’22 mainstage debut.

Bill has been a featured panelist and jurist at the Austin Film Festival and ScreenCraft’s Writers Summit. He’s also been a featured speaker for industry organizations including the Independent Feature Project, Women in Film, the Tribeca Film Festival, and the Northwest Screenwriters Guild.

In addition to his work in Hollywood, Bill is Faculty-in-Residence for Dramatic Writing and Department Chair at the esteemed Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre.