After studying at Bournemouth University in TV & Film production nine years ago. Bruce worked his way up the ‘Runner’ ladder on various known media content until he found a path in feature film & television drama production.
After becoming a 3rd Assistant Director, he then jumped at the opportunity of working in the location department. He has successfully achieved over 5 years of being a Unit Manager & Location Manager. With main responsibility’s of scouting and finding locations, communicating with the public, obtaining filming permissions from the council and businesses, working with budgets, hiring equipment & managing security teams and film crews.
Working on BAFTA winning and nominated dramas such as Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax, Moorside, Peaky Blinders, Ackley Bridge & Gentleman Jack by HBO.
Through the years Bruce has also financed his own projects. Documentary film making is his main passion. “I seem to accidentally come across unique characters on unusual paths in life, so I film them.” he states. “Like the time I met Dave who was rowing around the world on a rowing machine for charity, his aim was to break the record and he achieved it.”. Using his degree & knowledge from production, Bruce’s documentary style is to shoot high gloss with camera’s such as RED with filming techniques such as slow motion and interviews used as voice overs to lead the narratives.
When he is not working or putting projects together, Bruce spends his time at home with his wife Emma and daughter Bonnie. He enjoys going for walks with his 3 legged dog Peggy and spending time in his allotment.