Piotr Bernas

Piotr Bernas

Assistant director, camera operator and casting director in Beaconsfield, United Kingdom

About Piotr

Director, cinematographer, editor. Worked as a war photographer for Gazeta Wyborcza. Graduated from Andrzej Wajda Film School in 2010 roku. Nominated to EFA award in 2011. Won numerous awards for his debut film "Paparazzi".

Name: Piotr Bernas

Lives in: Beaconsfield, United Kingdom

Occupation: Assistant Director, Camera Operator, Casting Director, Cinematographer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Filmmaker, First Assistant Camera and Photographer (Still)


  • Best Documentary Award, II Prize in Polish shorts competition Zubroffka Film Festival

  • Best Director - 11th International Independent Film Forum

  • Special Mention TRANZYT Film Festival

  • Special Mention - Zagreb Dox

  • EFA nomination - Cracow Film Festival

  • Golden Frog - Camerimage

  • Best Documentary Award Riga Film Festival

  • Silver Eye nomination Jihlava Film Festival

  • Honorary Diploma Man Under Threat Media Festival


  • Whale from Lorino

    Whale from Lorino (2015 - 2016)
    Documentary by Pokromski Studio / Maciej Cuske director of photography An apocalyptic vision of humane civilization

  • Life of a Butterfly

    Life of a Butterfly (2013 - 2015)
    Documentary by Endorfina Studio / Piotr Bernas (Documentary) director, DOP, editor A story of an MMA fighter trapped in his selfdestructive drive and an unconditional love of a woman.

  • Littel Men / Kucuk Adamlar

    Littel Men / Kucuk Adamlar (2013 - 2014)
    Documentary by Zela Films/Adam Isenberg (Documentary) DOP A story on child labour in Turkey seen through the eyes of three young boys.

  • Meeting Free Horses

    Meeting Free Horses (0000 - 2014)
    Documentary by Perfect Project / Piotr Bernas director, DOP, editor Documentary on horse coaches

  • Solidarity Centre Gdansk

    Solidarity Centre Gdansk (0000 - 2014)
    Television by TVP Culture / Maciej Wasik director of photography Opening of "Solidarity" Centre in Gdansk

  • Arena

    Arena (2013)
    Film (short) by Piotr Bernas (Documentary and Sport) Director, Writer, Editor Arena is a film project about contemporary games, arenas and gladiators.

  • Paparazzi

    Paparazzi (2009 - 2010)
    Documentary by WAJDA FILM SCHOOL/Piotr Bernas director, DOP, editor A story on a cynical professional who comes to his boundries.


  • National Film and TV School

  • Wajda Film School

  • Warsaw University

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