Diego Pernía PRO

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Award winning international Film Director | Screenwriter.
1.618, Golden number.
Highly Stylized Storytelling craftsman. Vir Bonus Dicenti Peritus.
My work and my life are offered to the essence, uncreated, eternal, intangible.
Solid | Strong | Deep.
Discovering an emotion in a frame:
It grammar of symbols and rituals.
The etymology (ἐτυμολογία) that the Greeks gave to the sacred Word.
The heuristics. The Lexica morphology and hermeneutics.
Reconfigure neural networks.
I believe in working together, in the attempt of understanding energy (the synergy between humans), in team discipline, in sensitivity and contribution of each artist within a group of film creation.
In Understand and turning on the light of my partners, enhancing them.
From the knowledge, study, and experience (empirical knowledge) create a space, the space, the time, to manifest that which must happen.
For advertising and custom work, my goal is to fullfill an idea, understanding its essence and the interests of all people involved, working, running it with passion, knowledge and commitment to achieve the maximum possible in every idea.
Professional biography: graduated as a film Director in Buenos Aires, Argentina, adding studios in L.A., Madrid and Berlin (in these two cities ventured into theatrical productions). It complements film studys with art direction and philosophy.
Studies, among others, with Eiko Ishioka, set designer and Japanese costume designer of major productions of film and theatre, as Dracula (Francis Ford Coppola), The Cell (Tarsem Danwar). Storytelling and screenwriting with Robert McKee, Guillermo Arriaga, Syd Field and John Truby, masters of many of the greatest writers of todays industry.
Diego is an award-winning advertising director. With his extensive knowledge and special emphasis on merging live action and photo-realistic CGI elements with a cinematic storytelling style.
Brands like Ford, Mazda China/Japan, Samsung Russia (offcial campaign for Sochi olympic games), Nissan (includes Nissan ginza, Tokyo, shot in Japan, and the award-winning "5th element" for Nissan Altima), SKY, General Motors company, National Tourism, Toyota, Mercedes Benz, Televisa (who headed celebrated an historic campaign "Stars of the bicentennial", composed of 10 spots of 3 min. 30 spots of 1 min, a year of shooting) Banamex, Sony, HSBC, Pons, Telcel, AXN, Palacio de Hierro, Nestlé, Axe (for whom directed several chapters, and designed the integral image of the TV series by Fox "City Hunters" winner of the gold in the eye of Iberoamerica among numerous awards) Nec, City Bank,, Fox Italy, Animax, MTV, trusted their business.
He also made several music videos. The "looser" music video was selected by D&AD for world best video clip of the year.
Directed and produced TV shows for Discovery Channel, People and Arts, BBC London, MTV, E! Entertainment and Nickelodeon.
Currently shooting around the world adapting to all possibles cultures of the globe.
Shanghai agent: shp.tv/talent/diego-pernia/
Europe and Asia agent, Aylene Gardiner: aylenegardiner.com/HOME.php vimeopro.com/aylene/diego-pernia
L.A., Spain, México Production Company: Garage Films garagefilms.net


  1. Gustav Johansson
  2. The Foundry
  3. Julius Horsthuis
  4. iconoclast
  5. Cluster Studio
  6. Lucas Otero
  7. Polynoid
  8. Eugenio Recuenco
  9. Carlo Ascrizzi | Sound Design
  10. Shantamo
  11. Sherpas Cinema
  13. Gonzalo Ezcurra
  14. Damien Krisl
  15. Serge Razor (Sergey Tretyakov)
  16. Andrew Shvidkiy
  17. Alexey Smirnov
  18. Joseph Cahill

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