He produced films like The Voice of 650 million Times One, Nothing About Us and produced several documentary series for television He also made tour documentaries of the Dutch punk group Heideroosjes. In 2009 he wrote his first book "Between Two Worlds". Poels" film style is characterized by real-life recordings.
Medal for the peace This medal is annually awarded to persons who committed their selves against terrorism en violence in Pakistan and coming out for human rights.
Heart for culture The Cultural award "Heart for culture" was awarded to Poels in September 2015 by the municipality of Horst aan de Maas. The jury asks attention for people or groups who are involved in culture in an inspirational way.
2011: Dody Spittal Award - Calgary - Picture This Filmfestival - Documentary:The Voice of 650 Million Times One In 2013 he produced the documentary Pablo, about the social cleansing ahead of the World Cup Football 2014 in Brazil. in January 2014 the documentary was screened at the Dutch parliament.