Bill Dever

Bill Dever

Polyscope Media Group LLC.
Producer

Franklin, Indiana

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About Bill

Founder of POLYSCOPE MEDIA GROUP LLC. Bill brings to the table very strong marketing and packaging abilities, combined with a wealth of international contacts in the marketing, retail, and financial sectors. He served as President of Spark Interactive Corporation, the first company in North America to deliver fully interactive video on dark fiber. His partners in these ventures included AT&T, Sun Microsystems, General Electric, and Pace. He also served as President of Stimulus Net Inc., Executive Vice President of Wilderness Films Inc, a service company for retail DVD services. His work in DVD helped establish the retail sell-through DVD market working with companies such as ESX, United American Video, Madacy, and Front Row Entertainment. He also currently works as a consultant to 35 large venture capital firms on the subject of interactive TV strategies,
 
Bill has produced and co-written the film "Personal Exemptions" starring Nanette Fabray and as well "Monster Cruise" and "Resurrection". He produced and directed the films "China Frost" and "Mountain Fury". He has served as a Producer for the SYFY Channel Original Movies, "Fire From Below" and "Camel Spiders. Recently he produced "GILA!", which has been acquired for distribution by CINETEL. Previous to that Bill served as a production manager on a series of low budget feature films.
 

Credits

  • Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre

    Sharkansas Women's Prison Massacre (2015)
    TV Movie by Jim Wynorski (Action, Horror and Sci-Fi) Producer, Writer

  • Gila!

    Gila! (2012)
    TV Movie by Jim Wynorski (Sci-Fi) Producer, Writer, Production manager The movie opens with a young couple parked in a bleak, rural locale pondering their future, A giant gila monster attacks the car, sending the young couple running for their lives. Chase Winstead , a young mechanic and hot rod racer and his girl Lisa (Madeline Voges), meets up with Chase's former nemesis, Waco Bob (Jesse Janzen) and his sidekick Carla (Christina De Rosa). Prompted by calls from Mayor Wheeler (Gerard Pauwels) ,The local Sheriff (Terence Knox)enlists the help of Chase, a young mechanic and hot rod racer, locates the crashed car in the ravine and finds evidence of the giant lizard. They attempt to destroy the lizard, but that only emboldens it. The creature continues to prey on the small town. It starts to head for the Winstead homestead, However, Chase packs his prized hot rod with nitroglycerin and rigs it to speed straight into the monster, terminating the lizard in a fiery explosion and heroically saving the town. Written by Anonymous

  • Camel Spiders

    Camel Spiders (2011)
    TV Movie by Jim Wynorski (Horror and Sci-Fi) Producer Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented United States armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - including man. No place is safe no one is beyond their paralyzing sting. In the end, a small band of hearty fighters are forced to make one last stand against the creatures. Written by Anonymous

  • Resurrection

    Resurrection (2010)
    Film by Jeff Burr (Horror) Producer, Writer, Actor

  • Monster Cruise

    Monster Cruise (2010)
    Film by Jim Wynorski (Comedy) Producer, Writer

  • Spooky Tales

    Spooky Tales (2009)
    Film by Tom Luce (Family) Producer, Writer, Editor, Actor

  • The Sandbox

    The Sandbox (2009)
    Film by William Dever (Drama) Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editorial department

  • Fire from Below

    Fire from Below (2009)
    Film by Jim Wynorski (Adventure) Producer Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side. Written by Anonymous

  • Blood Moon

    Blood Moon (2008)
    Film by William Dever (Sci-Fi) Producer, Writer, Director, Editor A young woman attempts to escape her past by emigrating to the moon colony of Ganymede only to have her past catch up with her

  • The Fresh Air Will Do You Good

    The Fresh Air Will Do You Good (2008)
    Film by Jim Dougherty (Sci-Fi) Producer Alex seems to be having a bad day...every day. Still depressed about his wife leaving him months earlier, he reluctantly agrees to go on a fishing trip with his friend Ben. As Alex and Ben head to their destination, they have a chance encounter with an alien entity that begins altering Alex's behavior. Now Ben, with the help of Officer Panameno, must race against time to save Alex from being completely subsumed and lost forever. Written by Jim Dougherty

  • Billy Lone Bear

    Billy Lone Bear (1996)
    Film by Sonny Landham (Action) Producer An honest cop named Billy Bear hides from the IRA in an Indian reservation. The problem is, the IRA's assassin is a bad cop. On the reservation, Billy turns the table on the assassin.

  • You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night'

    You Can't Do That! The Making of 'A Hard Day's Night' (1995)
    Video by David Leaf (Documentary and Music) Producer Thirty years after A Hard Day's Night, its producer, director, writer and others describe its making. United Artists Records came to Walter Shenson, asking him to produce a movie so UA could issue a soundtrack album. Shenson signed Lester to direct, and they got the Beatles to agree to star. Shenson sent Owen to Dublin to spend time with the Fab Four; from this came a script built around their being prisoners of their own success. Phil Collins, himself an extra on A Hard Day's Night, hosts this examination of a seminal film: what was ad-libbed, why was it a hit, what was its influence on other movies, and how did it define the way the public viewed each Beatle for years to come? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Girl Trouble

    Girl Trouble (1995)
    Video by William Dever (Comedy) Producer, Writer, Director, Editor

  • Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever (1995)
    Video by William Dever (Adult and Comedy) Producer, Writer, Director

  • Savage Land

    Savage Land (1994)
    Film by Dean Hamilton (Adventure) Producer

  • China Frost

    China Frost (1991)
    Film by William Dever (Action) Producer, Director, Editor A renegade Tong gangster starts a campaign of violence with the police starting with the hijacking of a cocaine shipment about to be destroyed.

  • Mountain Fury

    Mountain Fury (1991)
    Film by William Dever (Action) Producer, Director A group of radical environmentalist along with a lawyer and a very nosy reporter attempt to stop rampaging developers.

  • The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit

    The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (1991)
    Video by Susan Froemke (Documentary and Music) Producer Maysles brothers documentary covering the first arrival of "Beatlemania" in the U.S., as well at the band's historical appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

  • Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe

    Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1990)
    Film by Damian Lee (Action and Sci-Fi) Producer An alien "policeman" arrives on Earth to apprehend a renegade of his own race who impregnates a woman with a potentially destructive mutant embryo. Written by N.X.K. <emegas@vecanti.org>

  • Personal Exemptions

    Personal Exemptions (1989)
    Film by Peter Rowe (Comedy) Producer, Writer A dedicated IRS investigator pursues her career at the expense of her very disfunctional family. Nanette Fabray stars as the IRS officer who is nearing retirement and losing control of the once-balanced home life she has neglected. Her daughter is helping to smuggle in aliens, her husband is being pursued by the amorous widow next door, and her partner isn't much help with her pursuit of the bad-guys. Ever seen Nanette Fabray in black leather pants and sporting a black eye? Written by Anonymous

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