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Young Guns 16

2018: Building on the tremendous successes of the previous year, Young Guns 16 strived to be better than ever before, with the largest jury in Young Guns history. More than 60 creative men and women — slightly more of the latter than the former — made up of both past YG winners and industry luminaries, volunteered their time to select this year's class

After several weeks of poring over hundreds of entries from nearly 40 countries, the jury selected an incredible shortlist of 82 finalists. From this list, the jury continued to debate and discuss, finally choosing 30 new Young Guns to join the family. These new Young Guns are set to receive this year's reinvented trophy, a floating Cube designed by YG11 winnerJuan Carlos Pagan and his studio Sunday Afternoon.

The Young Guns 16 ceremony and party will take place on November 15, 2018.



Now that the winners of Young Guns 16 have been unveiled, we invite the global creative community at large to check out all of their incredible work, as well as to cast a vote for their favorite YG16 winner. The one who receives the most votes by November 14 will be announced at the party the following evening. Will your choice follow in the footsteps of South African filmmaker SJ, last year's Creative Choice winner? VOTE TODAY!


Neels Castillon

Film Director

Neels Castillon is a film director living in Paris. His directing style is characterized by a poetic and cinematic aesthetic. His work, ranging from short films and documentaries to commercials, has earned many Vimeo Staff Picks and reached millions of views online. He?s brought his love for strong visuals to top brands including Herm├Ęs or Roland-Garros.
Isola Agency: Neels Castillon Client: Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Kairos Agency: Neels Castillon Client: Roland Garros Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Paris Sur Court. Agency: Neels Castillon Client: J.M Weston Category: YG16 Year: 2018
La Republique Du Skateboard Agency: Neels Castillon Client: Vague Et Lame Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Sous Le Ciel De Paris Agency: Neels Castillon Client: Nikon Category: YG16 Year: 2018
Over The Edge Agency: Neels Castillon Client: Category: YG16 Year: 2018




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