Paola Bernardini

Paola is a Director and Producer based in NYC. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts. Her thesis film Città dei Sogni, went on to screen and win at several film festivals around the world. In 2015, she won the New York Women in Film & Television Award. Story is key to everything she creates, along with a nourished cinematic eye.


Her work has been recognized and awarded from film festivals around the world including the Cannes Court Metrage. In 2015, she won the New York Women in Film & Television Award.


Paola was born in Switzerland, grew up in Tokyo and Italy and matured in New York. She is fluent in Italian, French, English and conversational Spanish. She is currently directing narrative short films and commercials in NY and internationally.