WI / IL Short Slot 1
Sun Feb 25, 2018 – 5:00 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Bob The Buck
Directed by Brendan Jones
USA | 12 min | 2017
Bob Wanek has been with the Milwaukee Bucks since the beginning. Hired by Hall of Fame Broadcaster Eddie Doucette, Bob has been the official scorer for the Bucks since 1968. He starts his 50th year with the team as they celebrate 50 years in Milwaukee. At 84 years old, Wanek is the eldest employee of the Bucks and the longest tenured.
Brendan Jones was born and raised in the Midwest. He used to entertain family and friends by making videos with his parents digital 8 camcorder. After high school he spent a gap year in Mexico studying art and traveling all over the country.
Upon return he decided to study film at UW-Milwaukee and eventually through many years of collaborating and networking has established himself as a tv professional at Fox Sports as well as a freelance commercial producer and director. Bob The Buck is his first documentary as director.