Neil has photographed seven independent feature films across all genres from comedy to action thriller. He lensed both Tom Muschamp’s debut feature Beyond Recognition, shot in upstate New York and the Italian Dolomotes, and his follow-up See Saw, shot at numerous Manhattan landmarks including Central Park and the Supreme Court of New York. His horror credits include Blood Relative, directed by Miles Richardson, son of the late Sir Ian, and Dark Night.
Neil has also DPed two of his own feature films, The Beacon and Soul Searcher. The latter led to him being dubbed “The Spielberg of Hereford” by The Guardian and winning a Channel 4 Ideas Factory Creative Class Award in 2005.
Short film credits include The Cleaner, written by David Schneider of The Day Today and I’m Alan Partridge, Leon Chambers’ The Match and Matt Taabu’s Black/Blue and Into the Woods.
Neil regularly deconstructs his cinematography and shares his techniques with others via his blog at neiloseman.com, and has given many talks on all aspects of filmmaking at festivals, universities and other venues.