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West Hollywood, CA 90046

Phone: 775.342.5488 | E-Mail: johnpaulcastel@gmail.com

IMBD: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3573363/

 

EXPERIENCE.

Apex Cinema LLC (Series)

Managing Parner/Founder

May 2010 - Present

INFO: http://www.apexcinema.net/

Officially formed in October of 2010 as a Delaware Series L.L.C., Apex Cinema was originally founded as the entity behind The Andes Peru Feature Documentary and has expanded into a production company providing independent films with both a road map through filmmaking and production services ranging from development to post production. 

Robert Evans Company - Paramount Studios

Asst. to Head of Development

May 2011 - December 2011

INFO: http://www.paramount.com/

  • Managed Communications/Schedule/Expense Reports for Head of Development.

  • Created pitch material, business proposals and contacted talent for shows. 

Commericals Produced

Director

Cilent - Date

USC - SCA Overview Video

Chasing Perfection

Project EVE

Last Stance Interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger

UCLA Archeological Field Program

Bruin Bash - LMFAO Concert

Jazz Reggae Festival

Tokyo Police Club - UCLA Concert

Films Produced

Cassie Brooksbank

Brian L. Tan

Brian L. Tan

Cassie Brooksbank

JP Castel & Yusuke Sato

FPS/UCLA

FPS/UCLA

FPS/UCLA

Director

USC School of Cinematic Arts - Jan. - Oct. 2013

Chase Car Inc. / Beverly Hils Porsche - Mar. 2013

EVE / Google Glass - Feb. 2013

BodyBuidler.com / Lions Gate - Feb. 2013

UCLA School of Acheology - May 2009 - Feb. 2010

CEC / UCLA Events Commission - Sept. 2009

Jazz Reggae / UCLA Events Commision - May 08 & 09

UCLA Events Commision / CEC - Feb. 2009

Cilent - Date

2010 - present

Random Stop

Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards

Greener

This Dream of Ours

The Andes Peru

Just Another Lost Soul

Benjamin Arfmann

Jeremy White

Kyle Lau

Yusuke Sato

JP Castel

JP Castel

UCLA Dual Master's Thesis - Mar. 2013 - Present

UCLA James Franco Initiative UPM - Jan. 2013

Short Narrative UCLA - Jan. 2011 - Oct. 2011

Short Narrative UCLA School of the Arts - Oct. 2010

Feature Doc. / UCLA - May 2009 - Feb. 2010

Short Narrative / UCLA Film TV - Jan. 2009 - May 2010

2010 - present

Cilent - Date

Music Video Produced

Director

The Soft Moon - "Insides"

Zola Jesus - "Seekir"

Zola Jesus - "Vessel"

Zola Jesus - "Sea Talk"

Jacqueline Castel

Jacqueline Castel

Jacqueline Castel

Jacqueline Castel

Stereogum / Noisey (VICE) Germany - Oct. 2012

Interview Magazine / Dazed Digital - Jul. 2012

New York Times / SouterrainTV - Oct. 2011

NME / Souterrain Transmissions - Sept. 2010

EDUCATION.

University of California, Los Angeles Undergraduate Theater Film & Televsion

Studied Film Producing & Post Production

Fall 2007 - Fall 2010

INFO: http://www.ucla.edu

Stanford Undergraduate - Summer Session

Undergraduate Honors Summer 2006

Summer 2006

INFO: http://summer.stanford.edu

University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) -  During High School

National Honors Society Seniro Member 2005

Spring - Fall 2005

INFO: http://www.unr.edu

ACADEMIC/ATHLETIC/MEDIA ACCOLADES.

ACADEMIC.

UCLA Film and Photography Society – Elected Vice President

N.N.F.L Congressional Student Debate Nevada State Champion    

MEDIA.

UCLA Archaeological Film Festival Founder and Premier 2010

Moondance International Film Finalist 2010

Westwood Crest Theater Premier 500+ Attendees 2010

Vignette Film Festival 2009

Campus Movie Fest International Grand Finale Finalist 2009

   

ATHLETIC.

UCLA Division 1 Men’s Track and Field 110 Hurdlers - 07/08

Nevada State Champion Men’s T/F 110 Hurdles - 06/07

Men’s Gymnastics Nevada State AA Champion - 02/03/04/05

Equipment Technical Proficiency

CAMERA/EPIQUPMENT

RED Epic Camera Owner # 03282

Arriflex Super 16mm Camera System

Canon XHA1 | Canon 7D/5D

Nikon DSLR D200

Mole Richardson Grip Certified

 

SOFTWARE/HARDWARE

Adobe Master Collection, Final Cut Studio, Avid Media Composer, Avid Pro Tools, Final Draft

Movie Magic Budgeting/Scheduling, Showbiz Budget/Scheduling, MS Office

UCLA Film TV 454C Post Production Pathways - Technicolor Workflow Internship

  -Extensive knowledge of Telecine Super 35/16 Workflows from shoot to print with LUT consideration.  

RED One Online/Offline Workflow solutions with one light consideration

OSx86 driver kext coding and build proficiency

OSX Snow Leopard Server, Samba Server, Linux/Windows Environments

HTML, CSS, MySQL Database Architecture, Basic Flash, C++

RAID 5/10/50/100 Server Design/Hardware Proficiency

Experience with Quantel, Sratch, Lustre, Da Vinci Resolve, Smoke, Film Master Post Production Workflows

DVD/Blu-Ray Authoring | HD Cam & DCP Creation Experience with Light Iron Digital Post

 

LANGUAGES/OTHER SKILLS

French Citizen | Intermediate French/Spanish Speaker

Member of Actors Conservatory of Northern Nevada, Performed in over 10 Theatre Performances

Guitar – Played for 5 Years

Off-Road & Rock Climbing Enthusiest | Deep Sea Padi Advanced Certified

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trailers, References, and Letters of Recommendation can also be provided upon request 

 

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