Bruce Alcock Global Mechanic
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Born in Newfoundland, Canada, Bruce Alcock graduated with degrees in tuba performance and comparative literature from the University of Toronto. He then moved to Barcelona and apprenticed under animator Dirk van de Vondel. Returning to North America, Bruce co-founded Cuppa Coffee Animation in Toronto and Tricky Pictures in Chicago. In 2000, he moved to Vancouver and co-founded Global Mechanic Media where he is currently the creative director and head of commercial production. As a director, his multimedia approach to film-making and animation has led to award-winning campaigns for clients such as Coca-Cola, Molson, Kraft, Chrysler, Bell and Proctor & Gamble.