Bernardo Ruiz

New York, New York, United States


Bernardo Ruiz is the director/producer of American Experience: Roberto Clemente (PBS, 2008). The broadcast documentary was awarded the Alma Award for Outstanding Made for Television Documentary. He is the co-producer of The Sixth Section (P.O.V.) winner of the top short documentary prize at the 2003 Morelia International Film Festival in Mexico. As a director/producer for hire he has directed programs for PBS, MTV, the Discovery Networks, Travel Channel,Planet Green and the National Geographic Channel. He is the recipient of a New York Foundation on the Arts fellowship in film and his work has been supported by grants from the Ford Foundation, Sundance, Cinereach and ITVS, among others. He is currently at work on Gardens of Paradise, a feature documentary about a veteran reporter in northern Mexico.