Bruce Nyznik is a Canadian film and television director, best known for his work on the television series Murdoch Mysteries and Flashpoint.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Bruce took an interest in filmmaking from an early age. He attended Ryerson University in Toronto, where he studied film, theatre and production. After graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Arts, Bruce began working as a production assistant on various television series and feature films.
In 2001, Bruce made his directorial debut on the television series Doc. Since then, he has directed over 25 episodes of television, including series such as Mutant X, The Dresden Files, and Warehouse 13.
In 2008, Bruce began work on Murdoch Mysteries, a period crime drama set in the late 19th century. Bruce directed over 50 episodes of the show, which has become a hit in both Canada and the United Kingdom.
In 2011, Bruce joined the team of Flashpoint, a police drama series about an elite tactical unit in Toronto. Bruce directed over 40 episodes of the show, and was nominated for a Directors Guild of Canada Award for his work on the series.
In addition to his work in television, Bruce has also directed two feature films. His first feature, The Stepfather, was released in 2009 and was a remake of the 1987 cult classic. His second feature, The Unspoken, was released in 2015 and starred Mena Suvari and Wilmer Valderrama.
Bruce’s work has earned him two Directors Guild of Canada Awards and a CanWest Global Television Award. He continues to work in both television and film, and is currently developing a new series for Canadian television.
Bruce Nyznik is an experienced and accomplished director, who has made a name for himself in the Canadian television industry. His dedication to his craft has earned him critical acclaim and a wealth of award nominations, making him one of Canada’s top directors.