As a student, Bjorn Charpentier attended the Narafi film school in Brussels, where he began developping his skills as a Director of Photography.
After graduating, he won a 'Best Cinematography’ award at the BIFFF festival.
This made him fall into the attention of renowed cinematographer and twice oscar winning: Jack Cardiff.
He was invited to follow a shortcourse cinematography and a 35 mm shooting class at the English NFTS where he was taught by Alec Mills.
Bjorn went on working as a camera assistant in many feature film projects. After five years of gaining experience and acquiring taste, he decided to prove himself as a Director of Photography.
Since 2007 Bjorn is working as an independent cinematographer and from 2011 he is working as a international DP. Over the past few years, he shot many commercials, short fiction projects and music videos. Some of his projects were selected for national and international film festivals. In 2015 he won GRAND PRIX and GOLD LION at Cannes.
He became Member of SBC in 2016.