About
Neels Castillon is a film director and photographer living in Paris. Always looking for immersive experiences and new forms of storytelling, his style combines narrative, art and  documentary filmmaking. He shares his time between filmmaking, photography and art direction. He co-founded Motion Palace a creative studio,  producing content for brands, agencies, entertainment, arts & cultures - Working in France and worldwide.

Contact

Creative Studio ☞ Motion Palace
Enquiries ☞ ariane@motionpalace.com
Personal ☞ neels@motionpalace.com

Recognition
2018 • Vimeo Staff Pick  • Angèle 'Jalousie'
2018 • Young Directors Award • 'Isola'  • Shortlist  
2018 • Berlin Fashion Film Festival  • 'Isola'  • Shortlist

2018 • Club Des Da  • 'C’était Écrit' •  Mention Générique
2017 • Vimeo Staff Pick • 'Isola'
2017 
• Grand Prix Strategie • 'Paris Sur Court' • Silver 

2017 • Club Des Da 2017 • 'Kairos' • Mention Sound Design
2014 •  Vimeo Staff Pick  • 'La République du Skateboard'
2014 • Vimeo Staff Pick • 'Sous le ciel de Paris'
2013 • Vimeo Staff Pick • 'A bird Ballet'

Press
TSUGI
Angèle dévoile le fascinant jalousie.
I-D VICE
Si vous n'êtes pas encore jaloux d'Angèle, vous allez le devenir
CLIQUE
Le clip du jour 'Jalousie'
VOGUE 'Jalousie' Le nouveau clip sublime d'Angèle.
BOOOOOOOM Suzane • La Flemme
LE MONDE Sandwich croque le fait-maison.
BOOOOOOOM Coeur de Pirate • Prémonition
MAGASINS GENERAUX by BETC [Portraits] Léo Walk & Neels Castillon.
COURRIER INTERNATIONAL Danse poétique en Méditérranée.
C-HEADS A short dance film between vitality and melancholy.
KONBINI Quand la danse mêle avec brio modernité et mélancolie.
BOOOOOOOM Inspired performance by dancer Léo Walk.
NOWNESS Picks
BETC POP
Le court-Métrage sur le parkour à Paris.
SOMEWHERE
American West by Neels Castillon.
KONBINI
Une ode aux skateurs parisiens.
iGNANT
Top 10 Road Trip Photographers.
TED
2015’s short film festival.
HYPEBEAST Under the Sky of Paris.
MASS APPEAL
Poetry written with four wheels and a plank.
POETRYFILMKANAL
Neels Castillon's interview on his short "Arte Poética"
UFUNK
Une jolie vidéo de skate contemplative.
TUXBOARD
Over the edge : les freerunners parlent du Parkour à Paris.
OPNMINDED
La Patagonie bleue et noire de Neels Castillon
OPEN CULTURE
Hear Jorge Luis Borges Read 30 of His Poems
SHOOTING FILM
Fantastic Street Portrait Film Photography
MUTANT SPACE
Explore the America of our European imagination
LOMOGRAPHY
American West by Neels Castillon
APAR.TV
« La République du Skateboard » un film remarquable.
QUARTZ
Watch the videos that TED uses to reset your brain.
KONBINI
A Tuneful Ode To Parisian Street Skateboarding.
NIKON
Urbanite Games.
iGNANT
Black Patagonia Series.
LE MOUCHING
Black Patagonia.
SCIENCE ET AVENIR
Un magnifique spectacle offert par des milliers d'étourneaux.
HUFFINGTON POST
Are you a fan of the bird ballet ?
OPEN CULTURE
The Art of Poetry.
PETAPIXEL
Thousands Upon Thousands of Birds Dancing in the Sky.
NYC LIGHT FILM SCHOOL
Finding a story in spontaneous moments.
NOWNESS Starlings fly in hypnotic formation.