Following the life of a Polish paparazzo who tracks down the rich and the famous, the film depicts a world in which values are confused and rules are flexible. Yet it also shows that there is always a second chance for us to make our minds up about what kind of people we will be tomorrow.
Piotr Bernaś (born in 1973), director, cinematographer, photographer and documentary film-maker. For five years worked as a war photographer for Gazeta Wyborcza. Won numerous awards at Polish Press Photography competitions for his photo reportages from Poland, Iraq, Iran, Sri Lanka, Georgia, and Great Britain. The author of radio reportage „An Animal which drunk out the sound“ (Grand Prix at Short Documentary Forms, Szczecin 2000). Graduated from Andrzej Wajda Film School in 2010.
Paparazzi – documentary (30‘) director, camera;
Komendant (The Commandant) – documentary (3‘); director, camera;
Porażonnyje Sołncem (Sun Struck) – documentary (6‘30“); director, camera, WGIK 2009;
Krestiki i Noliki (Ring and Cross) – documentary (15‘.); director: Aleksandr Jurasov; camera: Piotr Bernaś; production: WGIK 2009 (Best Cinematography Award, Swietłogorsk 2009);
Żar Ptica (Fire Bird) – fiction (10‘); director: Natalia Taradina; camera: Piotr Bernaś; production: WGIK 2009.
02 792 Warszawa
EFA nomination 2011; Golden Frog; Camerimage 2011; Best Director; Festival Of Independent Films, Warsaw 2012; Grand Prix; Listapad 2012