Gary has worked for over forty years as a Producer, Director, Photographer, and Editor, producing award winning documentaries and feature films. He has also done freelance work for the major television networks including ABC, NBC and CBS as well as for the BBC, ESPN, BBC, HBO, and Lifetime.
His documentary films have won multiple awards. They tell compelling stories about people, places and events that provide insights into the lives of ordinary people doing amazing things.
Gary began his career in Houston over 40 years ago at the Texas Medical Center, shooting and editing shows like the Dr. Red Duke Health minute, a nationwide syndicated program. He also worked at the ABC and CBS network affiliate stations in Houston. He then moved to Washington, D.C., where he owned and managed the second largest independent television and radio news bureau, serving over 150 stations worldwide. In 1989, Gary returned to his home in Texas where he founded Quanah Productions, a full-service video production company where he continued producing programing, experimenting with new formats in the early days of online television. Today, Gary continues to operate Quanah Productions and he also manages KBQT, Channel 21 in Houston, branded Preview 21, reaching over two million people in the Greater Houston area.
"The Only Guarantee" Documentary; Producer / Director
“When Seconds Count” Feature Director / Editor
“In Between Dances” Documentary Producer / Director / DP / Editor
“Dead End Diner” Feature Producer / Director / Editor
“Slice of Life” Feature DP / Editor
“Spirit of 66” Documentary Director / DP / Editor
“Carousels” Documentary Director / DP / Editor
Shattered Lives – Director – Co-Producer (in pre-production)
Invaded – Associate Producer
Border Cross – Director of Photography / Editor
A Little Christmas Business - Director of Photography / Editor / Associate Producer
Return of Vengeance - Director of Photography / Editor / Associate Producer
Back Stabber - Director of Photography / Editor / Associate Producer
Texas Triangle - Director of Photography / Editor / Associate Producer
Burned Soul - Director of Photography / Editor / Associate Producer
The Meadows - Director of Photography / Editor
Bruce May has been working in media and television for over 25 years. His first introduction to the industry was through Quanah Productions, where he worked closely with Gary Parker for several years. He then moved on, working nationally in the online television industry, providing pioneering technology solutions to major industry players. In 2010, Bruce returned to his roots, when he began producing and hosting shows in online radio and television, working with his old friend and colleague, Gary Parker at Quanah Productions. He produces and hosts his own television show, Growth Solutions, where he interviews business experts in best practices and emerging technologies. He also produces Sustainable Resilience with David Dodd, a show dedicated to creating more resilient economies worldwide. He has written multiple projects and books over the years, including the screenplay for Shattered Lives, the movie, in pre-production now by Indie Films Foundation.
Business Insights - 2012 to 2015. Host and producer of this business show.
Growth Solutions - 2018 to 2020. Host and producer of this business show,
Sustainable Resilience, with David Dodd. - 2018 to 2020. Producer of this showon Sustainable Resilience.
Dreaming of Tokyo, Film Script. Written by Bruce May based on a story by Gary Parker.
Shattered Lives, Film Script. Written by Bruce May, based on a story by Gary Parker and Bruce May.
Shattered Lives, the movie. Produced by Gary Parker and Bruce May (in pre-production).