A young woman plans a creative and emotional surprise for her artist mother by cleverly collecting a lifetime of photos with the Samsung Galaxy S6. | Client: Verizon | Agency: Pace | Director: Nar Williams | Executive Producer: Brian Bowen | DP: Kobi Zaig | Editor: Matt Detisch | Run Time: 2:15 | (Director's cut.)
60 second spot for launch of Bearpaw's Bonnie Boot. One of six spots in their 2014 Fall Fashion campaign. | Client: Bearpaw | Agency: Boo's Idea Machine | Director: Nar Williams | Executive Producer: Boo Friedmann | DP: Derek Bauer | Editor: David Otting | Run Time: 1:00
Short films and documentaries created for brand clients.
Inside New England
"AAA Presents" is a travel documentary series that takes you to some of the most beautiful places in the country, highlighting real people and authentic experiences. In "Inside New England" we trap lobster in Boothbay Harbor, walk the Freedom Trail in Boston, tour giant sand dunes in Provincetown, see cranberries harvested in Carver, and visit a Gilded Age mansion in Newport. | Client: AAA | Agency: Pace | Director: Nar Williams | Executive Producer: Brian Bowen | DP: Micahel Cogliantry | Editor: Matt Detisch | Run Time: 5:20
On Tour with The Mowgli's
A documentary portrait of young musicians with a unique mission to spread love and connect with people. Rock band The Mowgli's were given a Verizon Prepaid Jetpack Mi-Fi so they could connect with fans while on the road. I followed the band with a film crew as they announced a pop-up show, volunteered at a local food bank, and performed in Washington, D.C. | Client: Verizon | Agency: Pace | Director: Nar Williams | Executive Producer: Brian Bowen | Editor: Brett Mullen | Run Time: 3:30
Connected with Marcus Lattimore
A documentary profile of an athlete determined to overcome a devastating injury by drawing upon the strength of his loved ones.South Carolina Gamecocks and San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore connects with his family and friends as he rebounds from an injury and trains for the NFL Draft. | Client: NFL Mobile | Agency: Pace | Director: Nar Williams | Executive Producer: Brian Bowen | Editor: Brett Mullen | Run Time: 3:00
As a lifelong lover of cinema, I relish the study and discussion of filmmaking. Here are some select video essays and movie features I've written and produced.
The Evolution of Robots in Cinema
A look at the 100+ year history of robots on film. From Metropolis, to C-3PO, to The Terminator and beyond, I investigate how the portrayal of robots evolved through the decades, and why. Written and produced by Nar Williams for Yahoo Movies. Edited by Rob Page and Matt Detisch.
The Evolution of Dance in Cinema
This video essay takes a look at the 100+ year history of dance in cinema. How it evolved, choreography and its relationship with the camera, and its biggest trailblazers and stars. Written and produced by Nar Williams for Yahoo Movies. Edited by Rob Page.
The Evolution of Zombies in Cinema
Zombies began as Haitian folklore and over the years have evolved into the brain-eating hordes we see in cinema today. Here's a look at the history and evolution of zombies in cinema. Written and produced by Nar Williams for Yahoo Movies. Edited by Rob Page.