William Davenport has worked on many award winning film productions and has shown his work at film festivals around the world. William worked in commercial film production for many years, before becoming a teacher and autism activist. He has developed courses and taught filmmaking and technology at San Francisco State University, U.C. Berkeley, the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking, Art Academy and the Art Institute of San Francisco. He was the executive director of the Autism Social Connection, where he created a unique filmmaking program for teaching social skills to children, teens and adults on the autism spectrum. He was a member of the Marin Autism Task Force, and holds advanced degrees in education and art. Recently he completed two feature documentaries: “Too Sane for This World” (2011) and “citizen autistic” (2013), and his book about teaching social skills through filmmaking will be released Summer, 2014.