Gavin Williams is an award-winning writer and film maker based in Newcastle. His debut feature as a screenwriter, Await Further Instructions, was released across multiple territories in 2018/19. It was a Critics Pick in the New York Times and is currently available to stream on Netflix. AFI won the Audience Award at the Cinepocalypse Film Festival, Nocturno Nuove Visioni Award at Trieste Science+Fiction, and Special Jury mention. Gavin’s short film, Sleepworking, which he also directed, won eight awards, and played at sixty film festivals. In 2017 Gavin founded Feature Creep Films with director Mark Lediard to collaborate on genre projects. Their first short, Chromophobia, recently premièred at the Trieste Science+Fiction Film Festival. In 2019 they were commissioned by Fox Digital to produce a 24k short film, The Mime, which will play at festivals in 2020 ahead of a US broadcast slot around Halloween next year.