Helder Mendes

Director and Editor in Portugal

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Co-Founder and Director @ NEON Media, Portugal

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 industry; Web, Advertising, Television, Cinema and Corporate.

We love beautiful and powerfull images, as well as good stories. We work really hard to combine them the best way we can. Our first rule is to keep the client close, so we can truly collaborate and make the creative process more effective.

Advertising, Music Films, Live Shows and Post Production, for every screen. From conceptualization, to the final product, we do it all. Our 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.

Avaiable to work on international projects as a Director or DP. Ready to deliver post production services remotly.