Jacqueline Castel is an internationally award-winning director, screenwriter, and curator based in NYC. Castel's short form work has been featured at more than fifty festivals worldwide, including Sundance, SXSW, Rotterdam, Sitges, and Fantasia. She has written for and directed cult auteurs John Carpenter and Jim Jarmusch, and collaborated on a film with David Lynch for his Festival of Disruption in 2018. Her most recent short film released in 2021 is a portrait of Cannes award-winning actor Caleb Landry Jones. Castel’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The BBC, NOWNESS, VICE, Italian Vogue, Interview Magazine, and on AMC's Shudder. She is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is a triple citizen of the United States, France, and Canada.
Her feature film debut My Animal, world premiered in the Midnight section of the Sundance Film Festival in 2023 and will be distributed by Paramount Pictures.https://www.jacquelinecastel.com