Bernie Roux

This reel showcases work by our represented talent. Credits on project pages.

Bernie’s Biography

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 in New York City.

Represented in various territories

Masters & Savant. Be moved.


  • ING – Human Salaries EFFIE -Romania ’Silver – Campaign
  • ‘Mitsubishi Electric’ American Advertising Awards USA – Gold – Cinematography
  • ‘Mitsubishi Electric’ American Advertising Awards USA – Silver – Best Commercial
  • ‘Mitsubishi Electric’ ADCP USA – Best TVC in show
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ D&AD London/UK – wood/bronze ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ One Awards NY/USA – finalist ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ New York Festivals NYC/USA – bronze ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ EuroBest Awards – bronze ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ PIAF Czech Repl. – bronze ‘story’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ Clio NYC/USA – silver ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ Cannes Lion – bronze ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ Golden Drum Slovenia – gold ‘film’
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ Epica Awards france – bronze ‘film
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ London Int. LIA – finalist ‘best director for a campaign
  • ‘Samonite/ Samdex’ Lürzer’s Archive [film section]
  • ‘World of Tim Burton’ Bronze Art Director’s Club – Czech Republic
  • ‘This Crowded Thought’ Cushelle Turkish Airlines – Int. Motion Festival Cyprus
  • ‘This Crowded Thought’ Salon de Refuse Ottawa International Animation Fest.
  • ‘This Crowded Thought’ Platinum Pixie Award (US)
  • ‘This Crowded Thought’ @ Best of the world – Hiroshima Animation Festival
  • PWT Wellington Bronze – AWARD award (Australia)
  • MTN ‘Skinny’ Silver – Loerie Awards (South Africa)
  • Childline ‘Love me love me not 2nd place VUKA (South Africa)
  • Childline ‘Lucy Moonflower’ Silver Lion Cannes festival (France)
  • Best Professional Animation VUKA Award (South Africa)