Bill Dill is an award-winning cinematographer. He is a graduate of Oberlin College with a Bachelors degree in Communications Studies. His first feature film, Sidewalk Stories, won international acclaim at film festivals around the world, including the Berlin and Swedish Film Festivals, and premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Prix Du Public at that festival. His works in television include the American Playhouse production of Fires In The Mirror, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, the Ace Award-winning children’s program Mommy Buy Me That, as well as comedy specials for Robert Townsend, Damon Wayans and Whoopie Goldberg. His recent works include the feature films B.A.P.S. (starring Halle Berry and Martin Landau), the Showtime TV series Soul Food and Dancing in September. He has guest lectured at The University of South Carolina, The University of California at Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Community College and taught at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television and in the AFI Conservatory at the American Film Institute. Bill Dill is currently a Full Professor with Tenure at Chapman University. He has also served as a judge for the Emmy Awards given by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in cinematography. In 2002, he was inducted into the prestigious American Society of Cinematographers.