BIO

PIERRE CASTILLO BERNAD HAS BEEN WORKING AS A DP SINCE 2009, WITH ROOTS IN PROFESSIONAL SNOWBOARD MOVIE MAKING.

EDUCATED AT THE RENOWNED FILM ACADEMY BADEN-WUERTTEMBERG, WHICH WAS LISTED AS ONE OF THE TOP 10 FILM SCHOOLS ON THE PLANET (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER | 2010/ 2015/ 2016/ 2017), HE GOT LESSONS WITH ACADEMY NOMINATED DP'S LIKE BRUNO DELBONNEL, SLAWOMIR IDZIAK AND CHRISTIAN BERGER, ASWELL AS CAMERIMAGE (GOLDEN FROG) WINNING DOP JOLANTA DYLEWSKA.

IN HIS STUDIES, HE DEVELOPED STORYTELLING WITH AND LIGHTNING FOR MOVING IMAGES, ON A HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL LEVEL.

WITH A DECADE OF EXPERIENCE, HE DELIVERED HIS WORK TO A WIDE VARIETY OF PROJECTS, LIKE MUSIC VIDEO AND COMMERCIAL PRODUCTIONS, ASWELL AS for  DOCUMENTARY & FICTION WORK.

HIS VISUAL LANGUAGE CAN OFTEN BE DESCRIBED, AS A DEEPER AND SENSUAL CONNECTION TO HIS PROTAGONISTS, AND IS MOSTLY DRIVEN BY AN HONEST CONFRONTATION WITH THEIR INNER CONFLICTS AND EMOTIONS.

PIERRE'S WORK IS SHAPED AND INSPIRED BY AN INTELLECTUAL ART OF CINEMATOGRAPHY, AND HE IS CONSTANTLY SEEKING FOR NEW CHALLENGES IN AN ARTISTIC IMAGINARY EXPRESSION.

SOME OF THE WORK HE SHOOT, WAS SCREENED AND HONORED BY VARIOUS FILM FESTIVALSLIKE THE 67. BERLINALE (PERSPECTIVE), CANNES SHORTFILM CORNER, DOK.FEST MUNICH, NEW YORK UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL, SOLOTHURN FILM FESTIVAL, HOFER FILMTAGE, MAX OPHÜLS PRICE​, CAIRO INT. FILM FESTIVAL, BFI AWARD LONDON, KURZFILMTAGE OBERHAUSEN AND MANY OTHER.

PIERRE IS CURRENTLY LIVING IN BERLIN, AND IS WORKING FOR MULTIPLE PRODUCTIONS AROUND THE GLOBE.

EQUIPMENT


RED EPIC-W // HELIUM 8K S35​​

OPTICA ELITE 25-80MM CINE ZOOM

LEICA-R SUMMICRON LENSES

REMOTE FOCUS UNIT

EASYRIG

PIERRE CASTILLO BERNAD

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY