Born and raised in the Yukon, Neil began making movies as a young boy. He is an alumnus of the UBC Film Production Program and the National Screen Institute. Neil spent over a decade working in the Vancouver Film Industry as a DOP and Lighting Technician on projects such as The Killing, The Twilight Saga, and Tron Legacy.
In 2010 Neil returned home to focus on Producing and Directing. He has Directed commercials, music videos, and episodes of Hors Des Sentier Battus for TV5 and Gold Rush for Discovery Channel. Neil has also worked as an Assistant Producer and Location Producer on Gold Rush and was a Producer on the feature film A.R.C.H.I.E. 2 staring Michael J. Fox.