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Neil Burger (I)


Neil Burger is a director and producer, known for The Illusionist (2006), Limitless (2011) and Divergent (2014). He has been married to Diana Kellogg since June 30, 1997. See full bio »

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Known For

The Illusionist
The Illusionist Director
(2006)
Limitless
Limitless Director
(2011)
Divergent
Divergent Director
(2014)
The Lucky Ones
The Lucky Ones Director
(2008)

Filmography

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 2017 The Upside
 2016 Billions (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Naming Rights (2016)
- Pilot (2016)
 2016 The Jury (TV Movie)
 2014 Divergent
 2012 The Asset (TV Movie)
 2011/I Limitless
 1991 Books: Feed Your Head (TV Mini-Series short) (3 episodes)
- Forty Stories (1991)
- Delta of Venus (1991)
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Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Created and directed public service announcements for the MTV "Books: Feed Your Head" campaign promoting reading.

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I know the movies that I've liked, and I know the experience that they've given me, so the goal is always to try to create a movie that I would like myself and that would knock me out, challenge me or intrigue me in some way. That's been my criteria for figuring out what I want to do, or also when I'm writing something or creating a scene. See more »

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Began his film career by creating and directing the MTV "Books: Feed Your Head" campaign promoting reading, featuring such actors as Sherilyn Fenn, Aidan Quinn and Timothy Hutton. See more »

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Small budget, highly creative films

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