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"From the past 14 years, i've been working as a Director, Cinematographer,
Editor, Compositor, Colourist, VFX Supervisor, gaffer and everything in the middle,
just like anyone who loves his job should do."

What i do in 4min.

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Helder Mendes

Helder Mendes

Director . Cinematographer


Award winning director, is the founder of NEON Media and is in charge of capturing the most amazing shots.
When he graduated and became a professional photographer he excelled in all areas. However in 2002 Helder decided to leave the “still” images world and shift to digital filming. An area where he feels comfortable and encouraged by everything he films and directs. His work varies in all areas, but has shot and directed live and taped multi-camera programming for broadcasters as well as events for public and private sector clients like Vodafone, EMI, Universal Music, Endemol Portugal, Siemens, LG, Deutsche Bank and much more. One of the most active directors on the music business, has worked with all major artists, like Rui Veloso, Nelly Furtado, Mariza, Jorge Palma, Ana Moura, Katia Guerreiro, Tiago Bettencourt, Luis Represas, Rock in Rio, Anjos and many others, being Live Concerts, Music Videos or Documentary series.


Created in 2002, NEON Media is a Portuguese production company working as a One-Stop-Shop for all things digital for the broadcast and advertising industry.
From Advertising to Music Films, Live Shows and Post Production, NEON Media can produce content for every screen, from conceptualization, to the final product. The broad range of skill-set provide all the solutions to finish the job. With more than ten years of experience, NEON Media brings to this field turnkey solutions in the digital production area. Equipped with the latest technology NEON Media offers a first-class product that is based on a digital workflow; up to 5K acquisition and Editing, Color-Grading, DI and Digital Compositing.

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If you are interested in my work, whether it’s live show, music film, broadcast, corporate or commercial,  please fill this form and tell me all about it.
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Kind words from kind people.

One of the most trustworthy professionals I've ever worked with. Do you want a great partner who is always ready to solve any last minute issue, and a great team player to work with? If your answer is “Yes”,  you have to call Helder!

Elsa Dias

- LG Online Marketing Specialist
Thinking of a project and having Helder as a partner is guaranteed to have the visual component, delivered to the best.

Anabela Conceição

- Farol Laber Manager