writer, director and showrunner

In 2008, Nuno Bernardo created Sofia’s Diary for Channel 5, and received a Broadcast Awards nomination for the series. C21 Magazine classified Sofia’s Diary as “one of the iconic TV shows of the decade” and Broadcast Magazine wrote that “Sofia’s Diary helps to write the history of Television in the UK”. The series has reached an audience of more than 500 million viewers and has been shown in 30 countries including China, Brazil and Australia.

As TV producer and showrunner, Nuno Bernardo created and produced Beat Generation, Flatmates, the Kidscreen Award-winner Aisling’s Diary, and the Emmy-nominated TV series Final Punishment, Beat Girl, and Collider. In North America Nuno Bernardo was the executive producer of two HBO Canada TV Shows: Living in Your Car and The Line, featuring Linda Hamilton and Ed Asner. As director, Nuno Bernardo helmed and wrote the Emmy-nominated sci-fi series Collider, the TV documentary The Standups, and the Portuguese TV Series Amnesia and The Players.

The Line

Executive Producer

The Stand Ups


Aisling's Diary


TV Shows Produced and Distributed


Credits as TV Director:
  • Amnesia (Portugal, 2017). TV Series. Broadcaster: RTP (Portugal). Nominated for Format Awards 2018.
  • The Players (Portugal, 2017). TV Pilot – 1 * 90’. Broadcaster: RTP (Portugal).
  • The Standups (Ireland, 2016). TV Documentary – 2 * 45’. Broadcaster: TV3 (Ireland).
  • Collider: The TV Series (Ireland/Portugal, 2013). Emmy Nominated TV series Broadcasted in Portugal (SIC Radical), UK, Denmark, China and Japan.
Credits as Writer and Showrunner:
  • A Família Ventura (Portugal, 2017). Limited series. Broadcaster: RTP (Portugal). Nominated for a Sophia Award and Áquila Award as best TV Movie/Limited series.
  • The Players (Portugal, 2016). TV Pilot – 1 * 90’. Broadcaster: RTP (Portugal).
  • Sofia’s Diary (Several territories, 2003-2010). Produced for Sony Pictures Television. 
  • Flatmates (Portugal, Romania and Greece2009-2010).
  • Aisling’s Diary (Ireland, 2008-2010). Two times Kidscreen winner TV Series. Broadcasted in Ireland (RTÉ), Australia (ABC) and Sweden (SVT).
  • Final Punishment: The TV Series (Portugal/Brazil, 2009). TV Series nominated to the International EMMY and ROSE D’OR awards.
Credits as Executive Producer
  • The Line (Canada, 2008-2009). Produced in Canada for HBO Canada.
  • Living in Your Car (Canada, 2010-2011). Produced in Canada for HBO Canada.
Credits as TV Producer
  • The Club (2012). Produced for Setanta Sports Ireland.
  • Yes I Can (2012). Produced for Setanta Sports Ireland.
  • Market Flavours (2013). Producer for FOX International Channels.


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