Bill Hayes is the President and founder of Advanced
Medical Productions, Inc and Figure 8 Films. He has
produced over 120 nonfiction television programs and
documentaries that have aired all over the world.
His company’s programs have won numerous awards
and continue reach millions of viewers through various
Bill grew up on a farm in the mountains of North
Carolina, went to Duke
University and began dreaming of making documentaries.
After working as a video salesman,
bartender, farmer, productivity consultant, Assistant
Press Secretary for a US Senate candidate, Marketing
Director of a computer hardware company and VP of Sales
and Marketing for a computer software company he finally
produced a video for a shopping center. That was over
20 years ago.
Since then, Bill has produced interactive videos,
launched a Video Journal of Arthroscopy, created four
successful television series, produced numerous educational
videos and DVDs, run a street festival and served
as an Adjunct Professor at the University of North
Carolina School of Mass Communications and Journalism.
He continues to create new shows for a variety of
"I like helping people
and I've been told time and time again that the programs
we produce are having a positive impact on people
throughout the world. It's a privilege to be able
to do this work."