Bruce MacWilliams is an award winning film director and member of the DGA. He started directing commercials at Biscuit Filmworks in 2002. He now works independently, at Fast Rocket Films.
At the 2003 Cannes Film Festival Bruce was selected by the Saatchi & Saatchi Agency as one of the best new commercial directors in the world. 2004 Shots Magazine (London), in their Grand Prix Awards Edition, ranked Bruce MacWilliams the 3rd best new commercial director in the world.
Bruce has now directed more than 100 TV commercials and PSAs (to bring awareness to horrific conditions in Haiti, Darfur, Uganda) working with many stars including Kobe Bryant, James Franco, Channing Tatum, Ludacris, and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has also filmed and interviewed: Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, President Clinton, and President Obama.
Bruce MacWilliams is honored to be featured alongside super star film directors, Fredrik Bond and Daniel Kleinman, in Tom von Logue Newth's illuminating book; The Ad-Makers.
Bruce MacWilliams earned his BA studying architecture, photography, and creative writing at Cornell University. He studied filmmaking at Columbia University School of the Arts. He went on to write and direct two independent feature films, Real Cowboy and The Last Hand, which were both showcased at the Cannes Film Festival. Lions Gate Entertainment distributed The Last Hand domestically and internationally in 2000.
Bruce MacWilliams, a.k.a: Brewster MacWilliams, is currently working on a new feature film, TROMBONE. You can view his work at: www.brucemacwilliams.com
Bruce MacWilliams lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife, Sheila, and son, Weston. He has been practicing meditation extensively for more than 40 years. His unique, profound spiritual journey has led him to write, BANFEBA Meditation.