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WELCOME TO MINDCASTLE


We are an Emmy Award winning creative duo based in Seattle, directing and producing films, commercials, & major international campaigns. Our thoughtful approach to storytelling is what has built successful relationships with a wide variety of awesome companies. You can find our work on projects for HBO, Showtime, Canon, ESPN, Microsoft, Chevrolet, Nike, Brooks Running, ARRI & Gatorade.

 

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WELCOME TO MINDCASTLE


We are an Emmy Award winning creative duo based in Seattle, directing and producing films, commercials, & major international campaigns. Our thoughtful approach to storytelling is what has built successful relationships with a wide variety of awesome companies. You can find our work on projects for HBO, Showtime, Canon, ESPN, Microsoft, Chevrolet, Nike, Brooks Running, ARRI & Gatorade.

 

CASEY// DIRECTOR & DP

Casey – is an Emmy Award® winner for his work on The Franchise & Emmy nominated for his work on Sunday NFL Countdown Open. His work has been featured across the nation and internationally.

His experimental film Our Creative Process / 01. has reached over half a million views online and has been featured in online and print publications across the globe. His latest film, From 1994, has garnered viewership reaching over 270,000 views in under 3 weeks.

Casey is a dreamer. Even if he won the lottery and didn’t have to work another day in his life, he would still be making films. You will always see Casey with a notebook, sketching scenes or writing his next script.

He has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and immerses himself in anything and everything related to filmmaking. He also takes special interest in science, technology, and vintage curiosities. An avid collector of the latest and greatest in gadgetry, he is now on a first name basis with the UPS delivery guy. 

DANIELLE// DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

Danielle  is Emmy® nominated for her work on Sunday NFL Countdown Open commercial series, which she produced & co-directed.

Her work has been featured across the nation on television, in web campaigns, and in publications such as on ARRI.com and The Music Bed With a passion for collaboration, her dedication and natural leadership are what make Danielle’s finished work stand out above the rest.

She is also a dynamic writer, pulling from various life experiences, she is able to create characters and environments that are full of life.

Danielle is a unique combination of realism and vision. Full of resolve, she is motivated by her desire to create stories that speak to people in a way that stays with them even after the credits have rolled.

Danielle is the ultimate schedule maker, utilizing her organizational prowess to keep projects on track and moving forward. These tendencies also leave her wanting to arrive at the airport as early as possible, and she would opt to roll up 4 hours early. 

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Young Directors Awards 2014 – Shortlist "From 1994"

Best Washington State Film "From 1994"– HollyShorts Film Festival

Women In Film – Nomination Burbank International Film Festival

Emmy® Award win Excellence in Production  – The Franchise, a Season With The San Francisco Giants

Emmy® Award Nomination in Direction & Design – ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown Commercial Series

Emmy® Award Nomination in Production – 'The Season' on NFL Network

 

INTERVIEWS & PRESS

Freefly Systems – The Balloonist

The Music Bed – A Conversation with Casey & Danielle

Huffington Post – Filmmakers Tribute Will Leave You in Tears 

ARRI –  Moving Images with MINDCASTLE & ALEXA M

Studio Daily – Features 'FROM 1994'

Fubiz.com – Feature on Our Creative Process /01.

Sports Video Group – Passion for Movement