Barnard studied Cinematography at New York Film Academy from 2002 to 2006. He has worked as a photographer, director and producer for various publicity shoots in the US and all over America. Barnard produced his first feature film in Chile (Tierra de Sangre) in 2012 and in 2014 he produced in Mexico (Por Mis Bigotes) He is working on (Alas) his third feature film.