A filmmaker for over 30 years, Bruce Hendricks has been associated with some of the most prestigious, top-grossing films in motion picture history. He holds a unique position in the entertainment industry, having worked as both a studio executive and as a producer and director.
As President of Physical Production for Walt Disney Studios from 1993 to 2011, Mr. Hendricks oversaw all aspects of live action feature film production at the company. In this capacity, he supervised the making of over 250 motion pictures and filmed in more than 30 countries. Among these films are the blockbusters “The Sixth Sense”, “Armageddon”, “The Rock”, and “Alice in Wonderland ” to name a few.
Mr. Hendricks credits as Executive Producer are the Jerry Bruckheimer Productions trilogy “Pirates of the Caribbean” and the WWII epic “Pearl Harbor”. His feature directing credits include the record setting Hannah Montana 3D concert film, The Jonas Brothers Concert Film, the IMAX film “Ultimate X” as well as music videos, television programs and commercials. Mr. Hendricks is the author of numerous screenplays and was recognized by the Motion Picture Academy as a semi-finalist for the prestigious 2013 Nichols Fellowship Award.
As an expert in technology and new media, Mr. Hendricks lectures and consults worldwide and was a recent advisor to the British Film Commission on technology, new media and inward investments.
Mr. Hendricks currently serves as co-founder and President of Production for Dick Cook Studios, an international media and entertainment company based in Los Angeles.
Mr. Hendricks is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, The Producers Guild, The Directors Guild of America and BAFTA. He received an Emmy for his work on the ABC telefilm “The Wave”.
A native of Dallas, Texas, Mr. Hendricks holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Film Production from The University of Texas. He received the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007.