Past Work

  • The Making of GUNSLINGERS Season Two

    Some behind the scenes footage from season two of GUNSLINGERS!

  • Ladder 3 Truck Returns to Ground Zero

    A scene from "Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero," a six-part miniseries for Discovery Channel, executive produced by Steven Spielberg. less Christopher Cassel of Castle Pictures served as supervising producer, field director and writer.

  • The Uprising (Animal Planet – 2010)

    The opening sequence to "The Uprising," a special for Animal Planet that investigates some of the most shocking animal attacks from around the world. Whether on land, less in the sky, and beneath the sea, experts agree that something is changing in the animal kingdom. Are we in the midst of an animal uprising?

    Christopher Cassel of Castle Pictures was supervising producer and co-writer on the special, produced through KPI.

  • Clash of the Gods: Original Pitch Reel

    The original pitch tape for the History series "Clash of the Gods" laid out our proposed visual style using the myth of the Minotaur. Graphics by UVPH. Produced, less directed and written by Christopher Cassel of Castle Pictures.

  • Clash of the Gods: Tolkien's War

    Much of J.R.R. Tolkien's inspiration for "Lord of the Rings" was drawn from his own battlefield experience in World War One. The author's less experience in the trenches was recreated in an open pasture in the Lithuanian countryside, complete with live explosives.

  • The White House: Behind Closed Doors

    The opening tease to KPI's 2008 History special featuring President and Mrs. Bush. We were granted exclusive access to many seldom-seen areas of the White House, less including the private residence on the second floor and the Lincoln Bedroom, as well as the Oval Office, Cabinet Room and the ceremonial rooms on the first floor. This was one of History's highest rated programs of the year. Chris Cassel was Supervising Producer and Writer, and conducted the walking tours and interviews with President and Mrs. Bush.

  • The Dark Ages

    The original press trailer for the History special "The Dark Ages," produced, written and directed by Christopher Cassel of Castle Pictures.

  • The Dark Ages (Behind the Scenes)

    A featurette filmed during production on location in Lithuania.

  • Egypt: Engineering an Empire (Behind the Scenes)

    A featurette filmed during production on location in Egypt.

  • Rome: Engineering an Empire

    A scene from the Primetime Emmy winning History special "Rome: Engineering an Empire." Produced, directed and written by Christopher Cassel of Castle Pictures.

  • Rising: Original Promo Trailer

    The original promo reel for Discovery's Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero. Christopher Cassel of Castle Pictures is Supervising Producer and less Writer. Steven Spielberg is Executive Producer.