Bill Hunt

Bill Hunt

Bill Hunt is the Editor in Chief of The Digital Bits, which he founded in the early days of the DVD format in 1997 to bring together the Hollywood film community and movie fans from around the world. His columns include the site's daily My Two Cents Blu-ray and DVD release news report as well as The Rumor Mill which has a long history of breaking exciting news about future releases. He's also the co-author (with Todd Doogan) of the Amazon Top 50 selling book The Digital Bits: Insiders Guide to DVD.

Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, Hunt studied film and educational video production at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He began his career as a producer and director in Minneapolis, where he produced projects for 3M, Texaco, the NFL and the Minnesota Twins among other clients. He's also worked on Hollywood film and TV productions including ABC's police anthology series FBI: The Untold Stories.

In addition to The Bits, Hunt edits the Blu-ray and DVD-related pages of Geek Magazine, has served as the Inside DVD Contributing Editor to Widescreen Review and has contributed reviews and articles to Home Media Magazine. He's a judge for numerous Blu-ray/DVD industry awards, speaks regularly at industry conferences and events (including CES and Blu-Con), has appeared on G4's Attack of the Show TV program and moderates the annual Digital Bits Blu-ray Producers panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Hunt is also involved in assorted additional endeavors involving writing, rocketry and applied rhubarbology.

Hunt lives with his wife Sarah and multiple cats in Irvine, California. You can also find him online at The Digital Bits Facebook page. 

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