Film

A selection of Neil's recent work as a writer, producer, and shooter.


 

Kingdom of the White Wolf | NatGeo Wild
This three-part television series explores the stunning world of Arctic wolves. Never hunted by humans, the wolves of Ellesmere Island are fearless and bold, allowing the camera in close for an unparalleled view of their lives. Neil wrote the script, produced, and will also write a paired story in National Geographic magazine. August / September 2019.

 
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Fork Films | Nairobi
Neil is working as a field producer and second camera on Emmy-winning director Abby Disney's latest project.

 
 

The Art of Storytelling with James Cameron | Rolex
Neil wrote the pitch deck for this series of branded content TV spots, which ran during the 2017 Academy Awards. Client: Rolex. Produced by J. Walter Thompson.  

Fighting ISIS | NatGeo Explorer
Neil hosted, wrote, narrated and helped produce this hour-long doc for Explorer. The show was based on his original reporting in Iraqi Kurdistan, where the Kurds were fighting for survival against ISIS.

 
 

Second Genesis | PBS
A short film about the search for life in our solar system. This film accompanied the feature, "The Farthest," about the 40th anniversary of the Voyager space mission.

Neil wrote the original treatment and script for this PBS short film. 

 
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Nowhere: Lost in the Desert of Our Dreams
In a remote desert, three refugees must reinvent themselves as they struggle to escape from the camp that saved their lives—and also holds them prisoner.

This is Neil's directorial debut, supported in 2017 by a major development grant from Fork Films.

 
 
 
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A Fire Came to Cleanse Us | The Doc Group
This feature doc is in production with The Doc Group and CNN's Isha Sesay. Neil wrote the treatment, and he's second camera and field producer. 

 

Engineering the Perfect Season | CBS + GMC
Series of short branded content docs for CBS and GMC. Neil was a writer on the project.