William Hechter – Producer
Will, a native of Winnipeg, is a lawyer by profession, graduating in 1974 with his Masters of Law from Harvard. He is a member of the Bar Associations of Manitoba, Ontario, Minnesota, and Massachusetts and worked extensively in the area of criminal law as both a prosecutor and defense counsel. As well he taught law as an Assistant Professor at Hamline Law School in St Paul, Minnesota.
In 1977, Will founded and published Canadian Lawyer Magazine, the leisure magazine for the Canadian legal profession, reaching over 30,000 persons.
Over the years, Will has produced concerts with many accomplished artists including Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, and Neil Diamond.
In 1980, Will collaborated with Andy Warhol, and together, published the artist's first Canadian work of art: the prima ballerina of the National Ballet; Karen Kain.
Currently, Will manages Excalibur Capital Management, an investment firm in Toronto, and is the founder of Clear Lake Historical Productions, a not for profit documentary film production company. He is no stranger to film, having run an art house cinema in his home town of Winnipeg.