Neal Marshad Tarihi: 01/01/1970
When Neal was in high school he shot split 16mm film with windup Bolex every Saturday of his high school varsity football team. Neal can still load a daylight reel with his eyes closed.Neal's career in film, network and cable television, and the Internet spans 30 years, including over 20 years as film producer and cinematographer on NBC's Saturday Night Live, and as producer/director of videos with playwright Edward Albee.Neal's television credits include as production company, producer and director of photography for NBC's SNL film unit, including: Java Junkie with Teri Garr and Peter Akcroyd, Falling in Love with Jon Lovitz and Victoria Jackson, and Love is a Dream with Phil Hartman and Jan Hooks, The Best of Saturday Night Live, The Land Before Televison with Dana Carvey, The Best of Phil Hartman SNL, and 25 Year Anniversary of SNL.Neal's television credits also include: as executive producer and director of two one hour specials, The Comedy Channel's Second Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search, and again for The Comedy Channel's Third Annual Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search in which Neal directed Ray Romano, Steve Harvey, Judd Apatow and Ellen Kleghorne.For PBS, Neal produced and directed award winning documentaries, including The Conspiracy of Silence with actress Kathleen Turner, distributed by Pyramid Media.Neal was director of photography (videographer) for the Shoah Foundation Visual History Project interviews in West Hampton, New York. Under the direction of Steven Spielberg, the Foundation has collected the permanent testimony of over 52,000 holocaust survivors, liberators, rescuers, and war crimes trial participants.His interest in the Internet started in 1983, and in 1995 he pioneered the use of streaming web video while under contract with the BBC. Since that time Marshad has developed many award winning interactive properties, including interactive toys for Mattel, and a website he created with Eliot Feld for Ballet Tech, a public high school in New York City dedicated to dance.He has over 30 awards in interactive design, film and television, including an Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing and Cinematography, and was recently recognized as one of the Top 100 Producers in the industry. Neal received received his BA in Film and TV at NYU in 1974, and lives in New York City.