About
Neels Castillon is a film director & photographer based in Paris. His work is quite diverse, ranging from short films, music videos & documentaries to commercials. He shares his time between film direction, art direction and photography. He also 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
Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2018 • 'Isola'  • Official Selection

Club Des Da 2018 • 'C’était Écrit' •  Mention Générique
Vimeo Staff Pick 2017 • 'Isola'

Grand Prix Stratégie 2017 • 'Paris Sur Court' • Silver 

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

Press
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.