William “Bill” Badgley is an award-winning director who began his career producing television in 2007. Prior to film, Badgley was a musician, fronting the NW power trio Federation X from 1998-2013. His films include Kill All Redneck Pricks, Here to be Heard, Rebel Dread and Let Me Take You Down. Currently he produces and hosts the true crime podcast, Killer Tape.
Badgley’s films have premiered at festivals such as BFI London Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival and many more, his films are featured on streaming platforms such as Amazon and HULU, and have received worldwide press as well as national theatrical releases in the US, UK, Germany, Japan and Australia. He has received celebrity endorsements from filmmakers such as Guy Maddin, Lance Bangs & Penelope Spheeris.
Badgley owns and operates Molasses Manifesto, which began as a record company in 1998, shifting to film & television production in 2011. Molasses Manifesto specializes in creating artistic content with a message often empathizing outsider stories.