Sun Feb 24, 2019 – 12:00 pm | La Casa Grande
A General Audition
Directed by Quinn Wilson
U.S.A. | 2 min | 2017
Bill finds his facts less than fun, so he sets off on a journey to change his life…he hopes.
Quinn Wilson (Chicago IL) is currently the Creative Director for the iO Comedy Network, of the famous iO Improv Theater. He leads a team pitching TV pilots, creating comedy web videos, teaching video production classes and doing branded work all along-side the legacy comedy talent the iO theater churns out. Commercially, he is repped as a comedy director with Big Spoon Industries. He is a festival award-winning director focusing on comedy and social justice related work. With over 20 festival appearances, with some of his festival wins including ‘The Amsterdam International Film Festival’, ‘Las Vegas International Film Fest’, & ‘The Big Island Film Fest’. As a producer Wilson’s worked on ‘Embers’ which garnered great esteem and many festival awards. Wilson has a strong interest in social justice issues, global non-profit volunteer work, and and using this medium transformatively to change the world, as in evident in his video work with ‘Echo100plus’,‘All Chicago’, this project, and his new venture, What Matter Productions.
Bill is a writer, director, and performer from Chicago, IL currently residing in Los Angeles, California. He is a graduate of The Second City Chicago, iO Theater Chicago, and The Annoyance Theater, which found itself as a home to multiple plays he wrote. In the Fall of 2015, he was an ensemble member in the inaugural season of TruTV’s show, “Roadspill” and performed with his comedy sketch group Delirious Confetti every Sunday night at The Playground Theater. Along with his work in TV and film, he was a staff writer for the iO Comedy Network through 2017 and 2018. He is excited to be a part of the Beloit International Film Festival and is looking forward to seeing some midwest snow after sunny LA!