Fern Berresford is a London based director and photographer.  

A storyteller with work spanning across film, music videos, TV commercials and photography. 

Fern’s work combines clever concepts with beautifully bold aesthetics. 

She has a witty and distinctive visual style, often creating quirky characters that belong to the weird and wonderful worlds she constructs.

Whatever the medium, film, TV or photography, Fern’s imagery is full of atmosphere and cinematic drama.

Her work has been recognised across the industry picking up 2 British Arrows for her commercial work, a film funding prize from Ideas Tap, a nomination for the Young Directors Award at the Cannes Lions and her first film ‘Man Made’ was the winner of Best Film at the Women In Film Festival.

Fern’s photography has also received numerous awards including D&AD, Creative Circle and the International Photography Awards in New York and has most recently been selected as a winner of the British Journal Of Photography’s ‘Female in Focus Awards’.

Fern is represented by Fat Lemon.

Honors & Awards

2019

Winner - British Journal of Photography - Female in Focus Awards

For Dramatic Effect - Exhibition Big Buoy London

2018

‘Time to Reign’ - Winner of Life Framer open call photographic competition - Judged by Martin Parr

‘Time to Reign’ & ‘Melt’ photographic series exhibited at M&C Saatchi London

8 x Honorable Mentions - International Photography Awards

2016

4 x Honorable Mentions - International Photography Awards

2015

Film Funding Prize - Ideas Tap

Film London - London Calling Film Funding Initiative 

8 x Honorable Mentions - International Photography Awards

2014

2 x Silver Award - Aldi Champagne -  British Arrows

Silver Award - Creative Circle

2 x Silver Award - International Photography Awards

8 x Honorable Mentions - International Photography Awards

2013

2 x Gold Award - Creative Circle 

2 x Gold Award - MAA Best Awards

Additional HonoUrs & Awards

Winner of 'Best First Short Film' at the Film Directing for Women Film festival
Awarded Bronze - 'Best Short Film' at The Smalls short film awards
Nominated - Young Directors Award at Cannes
Nominated - 'Best First Film' at Rushes Soho Shorts
Nominated - 'Best International Short' at the Fike film festival