Bernie Roux was born and raised in South Africa and has 23 years of experience in the film industry, the past 17 being in animation. He is currently represented by disco.com, bentimagelab.com & eallin.com for commercial work.
He has done work for the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, Ruwanda, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Russia, Turkey and South Africa . His work has won awards ranging from the ‘Silver Lion’ at the Cannes Film Festival (France) , the AWARD award (AUS), D&AD, a platinum Pixie award to numerous NTVA’s, Avanti’s, Vuka’s and Loerie awards in South Africa.
His background is deeply rooted in the traditional principles of film, animation, illustration, in ‘generating unique, creative solutions that best suit time, budget and deadline constraints’.
His strength lies in being able to work, animate and tell stories in various mediums and combinations of mediums.
In addition to doing commercial work, he has taught as a lecturer on traditional animation principles, at graduate and under graduate level at two of South Africa’s leading universities.