Billy Linker is an executive producer, documentary filmmaker and general tinkerer in ventures that combine content and commerce. Billy lives in Amsterdam via ten years in New York and a couple in the Caribbean.
Billy runs the branded content agency Brickhouse Projects, working primarily as an executive producer and creative strategist. This means that he spends a lot of time researching and developing creative ideas for brands, agencies and publishers and then putting together teams to bring those ideas to life. Often this takes the form of marketing campaigns or video series but has veered into areas including product development, partnership strategy and performance marketing. He has won a variety of awards for these activities in the typical advertising and film locales.
Billy also directs documentaries via Alleged Films and is currently in post-production on the feature film Joker Gang. Lastly, Billy dabbles in rogue film distribution through a project he put together called Covert Docs.
Prior to Brickhouse, Billy spent time as a content strategist and head of video at the marketing agency Cake/Havas, worked as head of community for the online video startup Magnify and toiled in film development for Trigger Street. He also painted colorful houses in the Caribbean and briefly worked the morning shift at a liquor store in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.