Bernie is an internationally acclaimed director. His most recent awards include a Bronze lion @Cannes in the film category, a Silver Clio in New York & a wood/bronze Pencil at the D&AD awards in London to name only a few. Having over 25 years’ experience in the film and animation industry, a unique outlook on art direction, casting and shot selection is sculpted by years as a traditional animator. Successfully directing commercials and campaigns for the likes of KFC, Unilever, ING, Cadbury's, LEGO, Ferrero, MERCK, Samsonite, Mitsubishi Electric, IKEA, Coca-Cola, Target, Pier 1, ChildLine, Yakult, Nestlé, Fanta and Amazon. Originally from South Africa, Bernie has lived and worked around the globe, from Johannesburg to Moscow, Auckland to Paris, London to Stockholm, Prague to New York and most places in between. When he’s not traveling around the world, Bernie spends his time between Denver, Colorado & New York City.