Bryan Bruce

Film director

1948 –


Who is Bryan Bruce?

Bryan Bruce is an award winning documentary maker and author. Born in Scotland in 1948, his family emigrated to New Zealand in 1956. He grew up in Christchurch and attended the University of Canterbury where he graduated with a M.A. in Sociology and Philosophy. He earned a Diploma in Teaching from Christchurch Teacher's College, taught for 10 years and was a professional musician for 20 years before taking up a career as a documentary maker. He now resides in Auckland New Zealand.

Some of his published non-fiction works include:

A Taste of History A history of everyday foods.

Hard cases

Historia Smaku.

Jesus: The Cold Case Random House New Zealand 2010

Jezus: Dowody Zbrodni Cartablanca Poland 2011

His feature length documentaries range in topic from natural history to crime.

He writes, produces and directs the real crime show The investigator which screens on TV ONE and CBS Reality.

He is an advocate for the rights of children and administrates the face book page

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on July 23, 2013


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