Bruce Hunt is a masterful visual effects technician and compelling visual storyteller, capable of capturing both epic scale, as well as nuanced moments. Hunt, who began as an illustrator / designer for a leading animation effects company before moving into commercial directing, and his feature film pedigree includes work as 2nd Unit Director under the Wachowskis’ on their visionary The Matrix and Alex Proyas’ groundbreaking Dark City.
Both films are known for advancing the craft of special effects and Bruce was a key player in the progressive and stunning visuals that define those movies. He also worked as 2nd Unit Director in both Matrix sequels and Baz Luhrman's Australia. His directorial debut The Cave was released in 2005.
His client list includes Visa, Gillette, Toyota, Lexus, Nintendo, Volkswagen, Panasonic, Hyundai, Subaru, Acura, and Samsung, among others.
He has been named Director of the Year four times in Australia for his spot work. Bruce was recently nominated for an Australian Directors Guild Award, and his work for Transport Accident Commission was shortlisted for Visual Effects at the 2012 Cannes Lions.