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I am always pushing the boundaries and limits as a leader, teacher, and peer bringing 1980’s nostalgia, fun, adventure and excitement into all that I am a part of. From commercials, films, marketing, and more will continue to do this for clients, friends, and family for years to come. A big reason for my success is my motto “Faith vs Fate". This comes from encouraging other freelancers, clients, companies all to have faith in themselves as well as others to defy fates we seem only to feel we are meant for and push beyond the boundaries of our imaginations. With that in mind, I Hope to meet in the future and work together, creating new memories and stories for years to come.
- Collin Joseph Neal
"An Audience Member First, Filmmaker Second".
Name: Collin Joseph Neal
Lives in: Spokane, Washington
Company: Ignitium: Account Based Marketing Agency
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Unique traits: •15 years shooting film and video in all formats. •15 years editing and producing, directing content for film, TV and the web. • Expert with studio and location shooting, lighting, sound capture. • Experienced producer for business profile videos, films, music and documentaries. • Expert with FCP, Adobe Creative Suite, and similar editing software • Workflow experience includes Film, 4K, 2K, DSLR, file and tape-based formats • Managed 25 + Freelancers/Cast/Crew: interviewed, trained, and developed visual teams for weekly merchandising re-sets. Organized marketing campaigns, photo-shoots, and video shoots. • Daily opportunities on set to see how styling, repositioning and strategic placement of marketing affect consumer behaviors. • Works directly clients to oversee increase of viewership and clientele by intensifying marketing campaigns and defining a more efficient replenishment program of video content. • A key player in restructuring programs for media-based companies, start-ups, and small businesses. • A Producer of all forms media content to create brand campaigns and marketing that visually support all aspects of Client's image.
Film (Horror) Producer In 1979, a young girl stumbles upon a possessed tape player. She unknowingly unleashes a demonic entity that haunts her family while slowly dragging the small town of Clarkston to Hell.
Film (Short and Western) Producer Darkness and light collide when a meek rancher, being bullied by outlaws, uses the cover of a solar eclipse to regain his freedom.
Film by Faith vs Fate Productions (Action and Short) Director / Producer / Writer With fire, gasoline, desert and just a little green we could light this world on fire and mix together many worlds into one experience where fans will be gripping the wheel wanting more
BRASS: The Lair of the Red Widow
Film (Adventure and Short) Director / Producer "In this first film of the multi-platform adventures of the Brass Family, the talented clan of Victorian science geniuses face down a villainous white slaver in her industrial abode. But the murderous Red Widow not only has plenty of guards, she is willing to sacrifice anyone and anything to escape her foes. Jolly good fun for fans of high adventure, Steampunk style." Written by John Longenbaugh
Film (Drama, Family, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Director / Producer / Writer The story of domestic abuse that took place in Snohomish, WA and the fight to get out of it for mother and son to survive and all that lies in between.
Run, Hide, Die
Film by 2012 (Horror and Thriller) Director / Producer On the anniversary weekend of the death of a young women's husband, five girls head out to a cabin to help their friend move past her husband's death. As the party continues a dark secret begins to unravel and a hideous past crawls out to seek revenge. Written by Erin Neal
Film (Short and Drama) Producer A man living on a park bench meets a business woman as they learn about one another's lives through a series of interactions that both lead to learning dark pasts of each person only to find out that forgiveness is the key to moving forward. Written by Sean Patrick Burke
Film (Short, Drama, Family and Fantasy) Producer The Arborlight is a story inspired by the traditional folklore of the British Isles. Not so very long ago the things we readily consider fairytale were thought of as a very real part of this world. Elves and fairies, or the "fair folk" as they are sometimes called, and their realms, were a natural part of the mystery in our world. Written by The Harvey Brothers
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Producer FRINK Is a supernatural thriller about a newly wed couple that moves into a secluded home atop the cascade mountains to escape the outside world. Little do they know the darkness within that will soon consume the mind of James as he writes more and more each day, and his wife Mary sees the extent of his transformation. Written by Collin and Erin Neal
Film (Short, Drama, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Producer Stop Requested is a metaphysical suspense thriller. Jess has problems. Haunted by her past and sensitivity to the spiritual realm that she attempts to silence with prescription drugs, she is paralyzed by the mere thought of human contact. Enter Benjamin, an intense, unusual individual who invades Jess's life with the claim that he is there to help her help herself, and he won't leave until she does. As Jess experiences more intense manifestations of her spiritual gifts (who is singing in her shower at 3:33 a.m.?) we begin to realize that her fate places her squarely in the middle of an age old debate between Order and Chaos, and that the battle for souls must play itself out in the lives of seemingly ordinary people. Written by Anonymous
Film (Sci-Fi and Short) Director / Producer 4 Rosie the Riveter time travelers are sabotaged into crash landing 1500 year off course. When the culprit comes forward, and their new passenger joins their crew it's time to set a new course for their future.
Film (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department Andrew wins a radio contest to spend one night alone in a haunted theater on the 80th anniversary of the bloody murder/suicide that occurred within its walls. His prize: $50,000. His task: To spend 12 hours alone inside. The catch: The theater has been reportedly haunted ever since the tragedy 80 years ago, and has been plagued by a series of mysterious deaths in the years since. As Andrew is locked inside the theater for the night, the ghosts and secrets of its past begin to reveal themselves to him. Will he make it through the night to collect his prize? And will he get out before the murderous ghosts take hold of him forever? Written by Anonymous
Film (Action and Short) Director / Producer / Writer Have a taste of Ireland and a fighting good time following a family of Irish Immigrants living in Seattle. The Murphy family's struggle to survive has made them into fighters. They joke, gamble and drink their troubles away at The Fifth Clover Pub. Written by Collin Joseph Neal
Film (Sci-Fi and Short) Producer In an alternate 1943 where the world has never known Einstein's game-changing theory of Special Relativity, Albert Einstein is taking huge risks to prove the curvature of the Universe by sending himself--and his theories--back in time. But in order to bend Space-Time Albert needs the help of his cantankerous scientific rival, Nikola Tesla. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Faith vs Fate Productions (Action, Adventure and Drama) Director / Producer / Writer A Soviet World War II medic, skilled in all forms of military combat especially as a sniper, gave everything to defend her country and save the people she loved. Based on a true story.
In Those We Trust
Film (short) by Faith vs Fate Productions (Action, Adventure, Drama and History) Director / Producer When ideology and liberty collide, two women will discover what they will live or die for.
Film (short) by Faith vs Fate Productions (Action, Drama, Thriller and Film-Noir) Director, Writer, Producer, Costume Design, Production Design The story of a struggle between good and evil . In this Neo-noir 'Red' and 'Angelo,' two fallen angels leave you guessing who is righteous and who is wicked until the bitter end.
Wrong Turn At Tahoe
Film by North By Northwest Productions, Franck Khalfoun (Action, Drama and Thriller) Video Village, Camera Assist A small-time crime boss kills a drug dealer without realizing that the drug dealer works for the biggest crime boss in the country.
Give 'em Hell Malone
Film by North By Northwest Productions, Russell Mulcahy (Action, Adventure and Film-Noir) VFX Artist A tough as nails private investigator (Malone) squares off with gangsters and their thugs to protect a valuable secret. Malone goes through hell to protect the information but he dishes some hell as well...
Film by The Mark Gordon and Lidell Entertainment company, Jacob Estes (Comedy and Drama) Video Assist, Camera Assist When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Film (Short and Horror) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director When fate brings two souls together, sometimes they cannot be torn apart- even after death. On a fateful day in the park, a lonely man meets Morella, a beautiful yet singularly bewitching woman. And from their first meeting their souls become inseparable, their lives bound together forever. Morella is a woman of great intelligence and powers of the mind, she spends her days studying the occult and reading to the man from her collection of ancient texts. Given his devotion to his wife, the man abandons himself completely to her, as their life of seclusion and obsession grows darker with each passing day. Joy fades into the deepest horror as Morella's cold, distant nature and ghostly musical voice oppress the man until he can no longer bear the touch of her fingers, nor the luster of her melancholy eyes. Yet, as the years roll away and with a terrible sickness Morella's life declines, will the eternal bond between these two souls be allowed to end, and will the child she carries within ... Written by anonymous
Film (short) by Faith vs Fate Productions (Action, Thriller and History) Director / Producer / Writer The film is about a young man entering a war zone in Germany with 4 other soldiers struggling to deal with his fear of war, and seeing his future without easing up.
Film (short) by Faith vs Fate Productions (Drama, Horror and Short) Director / Producer / Writer The film takes you through the experiences of a young woman trying to take on the powers of God and the Devil at the same time. But through her selfishness is granted the following, but not without consequence.
Seattle Film Institute
Spokane Falls Community College (Spokane, WA)
University High School
Seattle Film Institute (Seattle, Washington)