Bruce Dorn has been a top tier photographer, filmmaker, and educator for over forty years. After an early start in the fashion and photojournalism ranks, Dorn worked his way to Hollywood where he became a successful Director and Cameraman. In the motion picture industry, Dorn is known for his theatrical lighting, state-of-the-art Visual Effects, and high-risk Cinematography.
An Emmy-nominated member of the Directors Guild of America, Bruce has won the Kodak Innovators Award, earned multiple Gold Medals from the Mobius Awards, the New York Film and Video Festivals, the New York, London, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas Art Directors’ Clubs, the Clio Awards, and a Bronze Lion from the Cannes Commercial Film Festival.
In 2001, Bruce walked away from full-time Hollywood production to investigate the worlds of indie and documentary filmmaking. When not developing his graphic novel or chasing hare-brained schemes, Bruce captures compelling documentary stories around the world. Bruce is a Canon Explorer of Light, an ARRI Ambassador, a WD Creative Master, a Sandisk Extreme Pro, a Westcott Top Pro Elite, a Tiffen Steadicam Pro, a Light & Motion Luminaire, a Corel Painter Master, and a member of the Adobe Dream Team.