About Steven De Castro

Lawyer, cinematographer, director and teacher.  Steven De Castro has served as a cinematographer for  independent projects between a busy schedule of directing his own works.  He has filmed in America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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AWARDS

Asians on Film
Best Feature Documentary, Fred Ho’s Last Year, 2014

 

International Film Festival of Manhattan
Winner, Mount Hope Award for Achievement in Social Advocacy,  Fred Ho’s Last Year, 2014

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
Nominated for Best Feature Documentary, Fred Ho’s Last Year, 2014

 

 

Boston Asian American Film Festival
Special Screening (To Open the Festival), for Fred Ho’s Last Year, 2014

Cinevision/37th Asian American International Film Festival of New York
Nominated for Best Feature Documentary, Fred Ho’s Last Year, 2014

 

International Film Festival of Manhattan
Screened out of Competition, Cancer Warriors, 2014

 

Fred Ho Fellowship, Asian American Studies Institute
University of Connecticut 2013

 

TRAININGS CONDUCTED

Digital Portrait Photography

Audio Design and Post-Production for Film

Interview Lighting Techniques for Documentary FIlmmaking

The One-Hour Documentary Film School

 

VIDEOGRAPHY

 

credibility media
Proprietor
2011-present

HD Video Production and Post-Production for commercial video projects, intended for both DVD and web.

http://credibilitymedia.com

 

CREDITS

Cinematographer
VANISHED: Disappearing Indigenous American and First Nations Women
Directed by Riayn M. Fergins
Documentary

Cinematographer
Tango
Directed by Gertraud Felsen
Student Short Film, New York Film Academy

Cinematographer
COMEDIANS’ REALITY (Working Title)
A reality show following four comedians trying to make it in New York.  Produced by Miriam Shamelashvili and Jonathan Marx.

Current
Director, Writer and Cinematographer
AMPATUAN MASSACRE PROJECT (working title)
Philippines
Documentary based on the worst human rights violation against journalists in human history.  The filmmaker finishes what the slain journalists started.

Current
Director and Cinematographer
EXERCISE VIDEO FOR BANGLADESH WOMEN (working title)
Funded by NYU Langone Medical Center and National Institutes of Health (NIH)

2014

Playwright
TRAITOR, the True Story of David Fagen, American Outlaw.
An African American soldier stands up for his beliefs.
Now being mounted at LaMama Theater, New York.

 

Director, Writer and Cinematographer
FRED HO’s LAST YEAR
Feature Documentary
http:/discoverfredho.org
2015

 

Director and Writer
CANCER WARRIORS/CANCER REVOLUTION
Short FIlm
2013

 

Director, and Cinematographer
MUSIC VIDEO: VOODOO GIRL
Jazz Music Video
Music by Mike Degen

 

Director and Cinematographer
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER TRAINING VIDEO
Funded by NYU Langone Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

2012

Screenwriter and Director
SAMANTHA FARGO
Feature Narrative FIlm in Development

2012
Director, and Cinematographer
NEWYORKUSTAN
Series Pilot

 

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