About Bruce

Bio

Bruce Edwards is a former Hollywood film animator, and brings the whimsy of a character artist to his stories. A Music major in college, he is also an accomplished musician and composer. As a writer he wrote screenplays during his Hollywood years before finding an audience for his young-adult fiction. His other creative endeavors include a stint as a puppeteer and performing magic at Disneyland. But his true passion lies in exploring the peculiarities in human behavior through imaginative storytelling. Bruce currently lives in Orange County, California.

Animator

Bruce has been an avid animation fan since early childhood. As a teen he experimented with stop-motion techniques, with the aid of the family's 8mm home movie camera. He later dabbled in computer animation, just as the new art form was gaining worldwide popularity. His creative pursuits would ultimately lead to a career as a feature film animator, working for such notable Hollywood studios as Warner Bros. Feature Animation and Fox Animation Studios.

FUN FACT: Bruce animated the title character in The Iron Giant, the first feature film for Academy Award-winning director Brad Bird.

Musician

For more than half of his life, Bruce made his living making music. He began by taking drum lessons at age twelve, and later developed his musical talent in the mecca of '70s rock music: San Francisco. Besides performing live, he composed and recorded everything from Pop tunes to radio jingles. Bruce continues to display his passion for music through the music videos he produces to promote his books.

FUN FACT: At the tender age of 14 Bruce began his music career drumming alongside his older brothers in the rock band The Edwards Brothers.

Magician

Bruce learned to perform Magic while a cast member at California's Disneyland. He would later adapt his skills in creative ways, like providing the hands of a novelty puppet that performed close-up magic tricks. Bruce's proficiency earned him membership at Hollywood's prestigious Magic Castle.

FUN FACT: Bruce worked at Disneyland's Main Street Magic Shop, where a young Steve Martin would hone his comedy chops.


Publisher

Lambert Hill
PO Box 1478
Brea, CA 92822
www.LambertHill.com


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