Filmmaker NEIL BURGER (Director) most recently directed the
2011 hit Limitless, a
paranoia-fueled action thriller that opened number one at the box office. The
film starred Bradley
Cooper and Robert De Niro, and grossed over $160 million worldwide.
Previously, Burger wrote and directed the critically acclaimed The
Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti and Jessica Biel, basing his screenplay on the
"Eisenheim the Illusionist" by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steven Millhauser.
He made his
directorial feature debut with Interview with the Assassin in 2002, which he
also wrote, winning
the Best Feature Film category at both the Woodstock Film Festival and Avignon
and receiving nominations for three Independent Spirit Awards including Best
First Film and Best
First Screenplay. Burger also wrote and directed The Lucky Ones, starring Rachel
Before the transition to feature films, Burger directed commercials for
companies such as
Mastercard, IBM and ESPN. He created a series of television spots for Amnesty
and their campaign for "prisoners of conscience." Burger also created and
directed the award-winning
campaign "Books: Feed Your Head" for MTV, which promoted language and
A graduate of Yale with a degree in fine arts, Burger currently resides in
New York City
with his family.
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