Bradley Buecker

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Bradley Buecker
Born Piqua, Ohio
Other names Brad Buecker
Occupation Television and film director, producer and editor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Robyn VanTol Buecker

Bradley Buecker is an American television and film director, producer, and editor.

Buecker is well known for his work with Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk on the FOX musical series Glee and for FX's anthology series American Horror Story.

Career[edit]

Buecker's first credited job in the entertainment industry was as an editor for the TV documentary Hollywood Remembers Dustin Hoffman. He worked as an editor during 2002 on the ABC reality series The Bachelor.

In 2005 he was hired as an editor on the FX series Nip/Tuck, where he first worked for Murphy and Falchuk.[1]

He went on to edit the pilot episode of Glee for Murphy, Falchuk, and Ian Brennan and became a mainstay editor for the entire run of the series. During its run is when Buecker directed his first hour of television, with the episode "Never Been Kissed". He served as an executive producer and main director on the series' last season, directing the series finale.

Buecker was involved with the development of Falchuk/Murphy's American Horror Story. He served as editor of the first episode, as well as a co-executive producer during the anthology series' first cycle, Murder House. He helmed the series' first season finale, "Afterbirth". With the commencement of the second series, Asylum, Buecker was promoted to executive producer, as well as serving as director for the premiere, "Welcome to Briarcliff".

He directed the 4th episode, "Haunted House", of Brennan, Murphy and Falchuk's new Fox series Scream Queens and the 2nd episode of the 2nd series, Warts and All.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Contribution Notes
2015 Billy Boy Director, producer, editor
Television
Title Season Episode name Episode # Date Contribution Notes
Glee Season 2 "Never Been Kissed" 6 November 9, 2010 Supervising producer, director
"Comeback" 13 February 15, 2011
"Original Song" 16 March 11, 2011
"Funeral" 21 May 17, 2011
Season 3 "The First Time" 5 November 8, 2011 Co-executive producer, director
"Hold On to Sixteen" 8 December 6, 2011
"On My Way" 14 February 21, 2012
"Saturday Night Glee-ver" 16 April 17, 2012
Season 4 "Thanksgiving" 8 November 29, 2012
"Sadie Hawkins" 11 January 24, 2013
"Feud" 16 March 14, 2013
"Shooting Star" 18 April 11, 2013
"All or Nothing" 22 May 19, 2013
Season 5 "Love, Love, Love" 1 September 26, 2013 Executive producer, director
"Frenemies" 9 February 25, 2014
"Bash" 15 April 8, 2014
"Old Dog, New Tricks" 19 May 6, 2014
Season 6 "Loser Like Me" 1 January 9, 2015
"Homecoming" 2 January 9, 2015
"A Wedding" 8 February 20, 2015 Co-directed with Ian Brennan
"Dreams Come True" 13 March 20, 2015
Survivor's Remorse Season 1 "The Decisions" 4 October 25, 2014 Director
The New Normal Season 1 "Stay-At-Home Dad" 13 January 15, 2013 Director, co-executive producer
"Dairy Queen" 15 January 29, 2013
American Horror Story Murder House "Murder House" 3 October 19, 2011
"Afterbirth" 12 December 21, 2011
Asylum "Welcome to Briarcliff" 1 October 17, 2012 Director, executive producer
"Tricks and Treats" 2 October 24, 2012
Coven "The Dead" 7 November 20, 2013
"Protect the Coven" 11 January 15, 2014
Freak Show "Blood Bath" 8 December 3, 2014
"Orphans" 10 December 17, 2014
"Curtain Call" 13 January 21, 2015
Hotel "Chutes and Ladders" 2 October 14, 2015 [2]
"Mommy" 3 October 21, 2015 [3]
"She Gets Revenge" 10 December 16, 2015 [4]
"Be Our Guest" 12 January 13, 2016 [5]
Roanoke "Chapter 1" 1 September 14, 2016
"Chapter 10" 10 November 16, 2016 [6]
Cult "Election Night" 1 September 5, 2017
"Mid-Western Assassin" 6 October 10, 2017
"Charles (Manson) in Charge" 10 November 7, 2017
Apocalypse "The End" 1 September 12, 2018
Scream Queens Season 1 "Haunted House" 4 October 6, 2015 Director [7]
"Dorkus" 12 December 8, 2015
Season 2 "Warts and All" 2 September 27, 2016
9-1-1 Season 1 "Pilot" 1 January 3, 2018 Director; executive producer
"Worst Day Ever" 4 January 24, 2018
"Heartbreaker" 6 February 7, 2018
"A Whole New You" 10 March 21, 2018
Season 2 "7.1" 2 September 24, 2018

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bradley Buecker". TV.com. Retrieved January 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "Episode Title: (#502) "Chutes and Ladders"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "Episode Title: (#503) Mommy". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  4. ^ "(#510) "She Gets Revenge"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
  5. ^ "(#512) "Be Our Guest"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  6. ^ "(#610) "Chapter 10"" (Press release). The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  7. ^ Michele, Lea (June 20, 2015). "#ScreamQueens we're back! Let's do this!". Twitter. Retrieved September 22, 2015.

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