After graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Bruce “cut his teeth” by
working a six month, non-paid internship at a small, three-person
production company. For the next seven-and-a-half years, he played a key
role in growing the company to a full-service facility that served more
than 100 clients through a staff of eight employees. At the end of his
eight years, Bruce had written, directed and/or produced approximately 80
long-form videos and more than 100 TV commercials.
Bruce spent the next six years as a Production Manager at CUNA Mutual
Group. In that position, he gained extensive marketing experience in brand
strategy and channel integration – creating video, interactive, Web-delivery
and print projects, in addition to producing and directing live shows and
events. While at CUNA Mutual Group, he earned a total of sixteen
international, national and local awards for his work as a writer, director
In 2006, Bruce formed Bennett Marketing & Media Production, LLC. Backed
with more than eighteen years of award-winning experience, Bennett
Marketing & Media Production creates video, film, multimedia, print and
Web-delivery media for clients across the United States.
Bruce is actively involved with several professional development
organizations including Media Communications Association-International and
Madison Advertising Federation. He served on Media Communication
Association-International Madison, Wisconsin chapter’s Board of Directors as
Special Events Chair (1994-1995) and Programming Chair (2002-2003). In
2003, the chapter recognized Bruce with its “Member of the Year” award.
In July of 2009, BMMP launched Creative Inspiration ®: Documentaries for
those who love to create … and to be inspired. Designed to inspire creative
minds through documentary-style content, our in-depth interviews and
stories tap into the exciting works and experiences of musicians, writers,
film directors and producers, cinematographers, still photographers, graphic
artists, painters, product design teams and others. Our guests explain how
they take the creative process from initial stages of design to final
production, reveal their influences, share what they have learned from their
failures and accomplishments, and give our viewers valuable insight and
proven advice on how to become successful at their craft.