Daniel Bergin

Daniel Pierce Bergin is a filmmaker whose work focuses on people, place and the past through restorative narratives. The filmmaker’s independent films have screened at the American Film Institute, The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival, The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, and the Hollywood Black Film Festival.


The Twin Cities PBS Executive Producer is a winner of 15 regional Emmy Awards. His notable productions include Jim Crow of the North and North Star: Minnesota’s Black Pioneers. In the 1990s, Daniel Bergin co-produced the ground breaking ‘Don’t Believe the Hype,’ tpt’s award winning youth media program. Daniel Bergin has been recognized as a MN State Arts Board Fellow, a City Pages Artist of the Year, and was awarded a Bush Leadership Fellowship for his work in community media.