Award winning Director, Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard Artist Robert Castillo discovered his passion for art and illustration at the tender age of five. It was in Chelsea, Massachusetts that Robert learned what it meant to be a Special Person In Chelsea; the racist taunt that would inform his Student Academy Award Gold winning short, S.P.I.C. The Storyboard of My Life. S.P.I.C. As a storyboard artist, Robert has created boards for feature films including Latifah’s The Cookout, the Christopher Reeves directed animation Everyone's Hero, Oscar Nominated "Precious" award winning cable television program The Sopranos, and most recently "SMASH" produced by Steven Spielberg. music videos for Alicia Keys, Ja Rule, Kid Rock, and Trick Daddy, commercials for Phat Farm, Adidas, And 1, as well as promo work for VH1, MTV and Court TV.
Robert is currently adapting S.P.I.C. into a long form feature, as well as developing several animation projects for television.
Unique traits: Drawing and concept art storyboards
Film by Lee Daniels Storyboard Artist / Visual Consultant
S.P.I.C. The storyboard of my life
Film by Castillo Storyboards Director
Student Academy Award
School of Visual Arts
Art Institute of Boston