Graduatedin Bachelor’s Degree of Image Science in Complutense College in Madrid. Placido began his professional experience working for TV Española and Canal Sur as a director, work that complements the direction of his short-‐films, corporate videos, documentaries and art videos. For 20 years now he has been dedicated to working as a Director with big Advertising Agencies in the Spaniard market. He has worked on campaigns for clients like Telefonica,
Coca Cola, Burger King, Buckler, Endesa, Red Electrica, Metro of Madrid, Jaztel, Ya.com, Alo, Honda,Daewo, Hyundai, Ford, Trasmediterranea, Sándoz, Festina, Siemens,Cruzcampo, Estrella Damm, Ballantines, Frenadol,Vodafone, Calvo UNICEF; as well as a series of international clients in USA like ARCO, Service Stations, AMPM, Dunkin Donuts, Nokia, among others. The experience of working with big productions in different countries (South Africa, Namibia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Rumania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Croatia, EE.UU, Mexico, Brazil, Thailand, Morocco, Argelia, Cameroon, Malta, Italy, Portugal and Spain), as well as his knowledge of the cinematography techniques and the exquisite care for details, make Placido Castaño the perfect director for great value production projects. Movies directed by him have been awarded in Advertising Festivals, such as FIAP, El Sol of San Sebastian, APPE (Association of Advertising Companies in Spain Festival), Ojo of Iberoamerica and EFI. Placido is a creative, accessible and outspoken director. Being incredibly versatile. Placido finds himself very comfortable telling a story,developing concepts, communicating ideas and directing all styles of actors (most commonly,high profile sports celebrities). He also has extensive experience working on projects with high doses of postproduction.