He has produced and directed several short films, including one he co-wrote and shot on 35 mm film entitled “The Bohemian,” which was shown at the Chicago Film Festival and is currently being developed into a feature film project entitled “The Last Bohemian.” His screenplays have received screenwriting awards from the Austin Film Festival and the Fresh Voices Screenplay competition.
He received a B. S. Degree from San Jose State University and an A. A. Degree from College of San Mateo. Additional training and education came from the University of California, Berkeley Extension and American Film Institute. He received a Community College Instructor Credential (valid for life) and has taught dramatic acting and television at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. Bruno was born in Italy, is fluent in Italian, is a U.S. citizen and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area where he currently lives with his wife and son.
Bruno Borello has worked in film and television as a writer, director, producer and cameraman. He first started in television as an associate director/producer of a television comedy pilot set in San Francisco, then as a cameraman on action adventure features, and as a producer of an international television sports event videotaped live in a sport arena. His focus soon turned toward writing, producing and directing narrative film and television projects.
With that objective, he continued to work in television, acquiring skills as a director of a live television cable series. He followed that by creating, producing, writing and directing an anthology television drama series, “Teletheater Presents,” for cable and PBS. He produced and directed a total of nine episodes for the series, which received several regional and national awards.