Michele Bernardi is one of the most important Italian animators. He works in television, music, and advertising. In the 1980s, he worked on the TV series La Pimpa and on several episodes of La Linea di Cavandoli. He made over 30 animated music videos and commercials. In 2012, his short film, Djuma, screened at Annecy IAFF, Anima Mundi, and Animafest.