A graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Neel is a film and commercial director. He has created TV spots for critically acclaimed video games including Mass Effect 3, Battlefield 4 and is currently the video creative director for Star Wars marketing at EA. With 7+ years of marketing experience, his work achieves over 20 million views annually worldwide. Neel’s feature film debut, Dating Daisy (2016), won an “Audience Choice Award” at the Sedona International Film Festival and “Best Feature Film” at the Naperville Independent Film Festival. He also co-created a TV pilot titled Shark Bites, which obtained a development deal with Disney Television Animation in 2015.
Born in India, his world travels have had a distinct effect on his art. In 2017, he completed the massive task of adapting India’s ancient epic, The Ramayana, for the silver screen. That project is in development with producers Trevor Engleman and Adit Shah. Neel endeavors to tell gripping narratives in a variety of genres and mediums. His laugh can be heard almost anywhere and the inner musical theater star inside him just won’t shut up!
Check out his work at www.neelreel.com