Casey Neistat Fixes His Favorite Canon Camera's Fatal Flaw

Our friend and movie-maker Casey Neistat isn't one to just accept when something doesn't work. When he encountered an utterly frustrating feature on one of his cameras, he took matters into his own hands with this ingenious solution. » 1/20/14 12:21pm 1/20/14 12:21pm

Awesome guy blows movie marketing budget to help typhoon survivors

So 20th Century Fox contacted professional video maker and friend of Gizmodo Casey Neistat to make a video for them about Ben Stiller's upcoming movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Cool, that kind of stuff happens all the time to him. But instead of using the money to make a movie about the movie, Neistat used his… » 12/17/13 12:56am 12/17/13 12:56am

How Casey Neistat Shot an Amazing Car Commercial With Zero Planning

Filmmaker Casey Neistat and Mercedez-Benz don't pair easily in people's minds. One's a YouTube renegade, the other is the manufacturer of cars you can't afford. And yet! They teamed up and made an ad. The result is as surprising and weird as you'd expect it to be. » 9/05/13 2:04pm 9/05/13 2:04pm

The Wildly Functional Studio of Video Wizard Casey Neistat: Part III

For the final leg of our tour, Neistat brings us into his studio within a studio, where work and play collide. From a old-timey fire extinguisher, to a foldaway speed-bag, the miscellany extends from floor to ceiling, reflecting the same personality that comes across in Neistat's movies. » 6/21/13 3:19pm 6/21/13 3:19pm

The Wildly Functional Studio of Video Wizard Casey Neistat: Part II

Being creative doesn't mean having access to the latest and greatest gear. It's often a matter of thinking outside the box to find the best solution. Casey Neistat's studio—including his self-built shooting table—is a perfect example of that. » 6/19/13 3:20pm 6/19/13 3:20pm

The Wildly Functional Studio of Video Wizard Casey Neistat: Part I

Casey Neistat makes movies. His products are homegrown and eccentric, as though they were built from sticks and stones. But they are also often brilliant, and have clearly caught on, at least enough to garner a presence on The New York Times website as well as HBO. Much of Neistat's magic is concocted in a bright SoHo… » 6/17/13 3:40pm 6/17/13 3:40pm

The Cheap, Charming, Kinda Crazy Lab of a Video Visionary

He once washed dishes full-time in a Connecticut trailer park. Now he uploads videos that break the 5,000,000-view mark in under three weeks. But when Casey Neistat isn't leaping into a sinkhole in Oman or stealing his own bike on the streets of NYC, he's busy working in this obsessively organized, fully functional,… » 5/08/12 1:00pm 5/08/12 1:00pm

Traveling Around the World in 10 Days Looks Like the Most Fun You Can…

Casey Neistat, filmmaker and awesome liver of life, set off on a worldwide trek that blazed through New York, Paris, Rome, Johannesburg, Egypt, Thailand, Japan and more in just 10 days. It's like a spin around the world in fast forward. » 4/09/12 1:40pm 4/09/12 1:40pm