Marco Castro is a Makeup Artist, and Beauty Director recognized for his cinematic aesthetic, and artful minimalism. He has continuously been a creative lead for fashion week shows, photo editorials, and video campaigns. Castro has worked side by side with Francois Nars, and his brand for over 18 years, from whom he has obtained the detail of his artistry, strategic product ideation, and development. He has designed the looks for Chicano designer Willy Chavarria for the last four seasons. Other designers include; Julien MacDonald, Tourne de Transmission, Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Phillip Lim, Anna Sui, Helmut Lang. Collaborations with photographers Elaine Constantine, Nan Goldin, Brigitte Lacombe, Santiago & Mauricio, Guy Aroch, and Eugenio Recuenco, and with filmmakers Pedro Almodovar and Spike Jonze. His work has been featured in CR Fashion Book, Vogue, W magazine, I-d, Office Magazine, L'Officiel, W magazine, Issue, Reflex Homme, Harper's Baazar, Numero, Marie Claire, GQ, Schön, New York Times, and Interview magazine. He has created the looks for campaigns for Willy Chavarria, Ralph Lauren, Theory, Opening Ceremony, Nars, Blackberry, Ralph Lauren, Helmut Lang, and Nike. Some of the celebrities and a long list of clients Castro has worked with include: Taylor Schilling, Julia Garner, Naomi Campbell, MJ Rodriguez, Lizzo, Bella Hadid, Shakira, Kendall Jenner, Dascha Polanco, Lindsay Lohan, Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, Cleo Wade, and Heather Marks. In addition to makeup artistry, Castro is a filmmaker. He writes and directs both narrative and compelling branded films. Castro lives and works in New York. MARCO CASTRO FILMMAKER BIO Marco Castro is a Peruvian filmmaker and beauty director based in New York. Castro aims to create compelling branded films for the fashion and beauty industry. Castro refined his cinematic vision working alongside Pedro Almodóvar for several years. He has also collaborated with the likes of Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, and Spike Jonze. Castro’s films have featured in film festivals across the globe, some of which include Palm Springs International Film Festival, Malaga Film Festival, Guanajuato Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, and Brussels International Fashion Film Festival.