Bernadette Gerats obtained a graduate degree as a teacher in Drama and Audiovisual Media in Utrecht. She then finished her Masters in Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. Bernadette has created television programs for several local broadcasting organizations and for other clients in diverse social, cultural and artistic settings; her speciality is the documentary film.
At the moment she teaches New Media at a university of applied sciences (Cultural en Social Education) and teaches photography at the Cygnus Gymnasium. Furthermore she works as an independent photographer and as a freelance filmmaker.