Production Design at afilm
Mirko von Bener, Production Designer
Production designer to Julian Schnabel), James L. Brooks, Martin Campbell , Alex de la Iglesia and many other a line directors
MIRKO VON BERNER, a Production Designer with more than 30 years experience, is a sculptor as well as a painter. After having studied Visual Arts at the ENAP (Nation School of Plastic Arts, Mexico DF), Mirko has acquired creative experience in painting, drawing, sculpture and new technologies, in the audiovisual industry, having worked in films and advertising in Mexico, USA and Spain. His knowledge of new technologies has offered him many opportunities, including collaborating with Volker Engel, 2 time Oscar award-winner for VFX (Independence Day and Godzilla).

He has worked with directors including Julian Schnabel (Before Night Falls), James L. Brooks (Spanglish), Martin Campbell (The Mask of Zorro), Arturo Ripstein (Principio y Fin), Doug Claybourne, Alex de la Iglesia, Claudio Faeh, Roberto Sosa, Alejandro González Iñarritu, Harry Karidis, Gabriel Retes, Fernando Saiñana, Gustavo Loza and Antonio Serrano, amongst many others.

Mirko has worked on advertising campaigns for Absolut, Bacardí, BBVA, Banamex, Budweiser, Maxxium, Bimbo, FEMSA, Cervecerías Cuauhtémoc y Grupo Modelo, Coca-Cola Inc., Daewoo, General Motors, Procter & Gamble, Jumex, Kellogg’s, Colgate-Palmolive, OCESA, McDonalds, Nextel, Nissan, Pepsi,Telmex, Sabritas, Samsung, Sony,Televisa, TV Azteca, XHDRBZ and many more. He’s also created the Art Direction on music videos for artists such as Sin Bandera, Shalim, Pepe Aguilar, Matt Roehr and Melendi.

Mirko has been teaching at afilm, and Consulting as Production Design for afilm productions for many years.