Bruce Parramore /
Belgian-American based in Norway
Bruce Parramore has lived in Norway for the past 36 years. He's been working in the Scandinavia and the European Film Industry for 25 years. He started as a painter and illustrator, collaborating with Norwegian Film Directors on 38 feature films, both as a Storyboard artist and as a visual conceptualiser.
He begin his career as Feature film director with his debut Novella Film " Zenith ", which he wrote and directed. It was taken into the main competition in BERLIN and won the public prize. It went on to win numerous awards and the Grand Prix in Trevignano.
His next venture “ LOVE & DANCE” his 1st long, was the 1st musical feature film in POLAND history, and was a block buster, receiving the “ Public Golden Award “ in 2009.
Bruce Parramore is also an international Advertising Film Director, winning numerous international awards. Since the mid 90's, he has directed more than a 600 TVC's working with a wide variety International and local clients such as, Commerzbank, Allianz, Skoda, Bonduelle, Coca Cola, ORANGE, FERRERO, Cubus & Heineken.
As a Director, he is not attached to a genre or a style. His love of actors and storytelling has brought him all kind of interesting scripts from all over the world, in humour, drama, emotional feel good stories and so on. The point he feels is “ to touch people”, by laugher, by surprise, by any emotional means, that brings forth the “STORY” and the “MESSAGE"
His love of Dance, has made him an expert in the musical genre, which demands a great understanding of Dance and stage performance. In the last years, he has developed a new musical style, base on tricks and natural everyday life movements, thus creating fantastic performances that look out of this world.
Bruce speaks a selection of languages, the result of having lived and travelled in many parts of the world. "I can decide to misunderstand your culture in more ways than one," he says. "And that's probably why people find the work I do refreshingly original."
He is currently developing two features and working on a personal Art Project.