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William Kent

Adjunct Teacher

Director Billy Kent’s second feature film, HairBrained, (2014) stars Brendan Fraser, Alex Wolff, Parker Posey, and Julia Garner. Billy's first feature The Oh In Ohio (2006) starred Parker Posey, Danny DeVito, Paul Rudd, Heather Graham and Liza Minnelli premiered at SXSW, and internationally at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Critic Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe called the film “one of the sweetest, smartest sex comedies I’ve ever seen.” Billy has been directing professionally since 1989, when his series of political satire promos for MTV helped define the network's place in America's cultural lexicon. Billy has directed over 300 commercials worldwide working with the worlds top ad agencies. Billy teaches commercial directing and He lives in Brooklyn.