Mini Bio (1)
Neil McGregor graduated from Australian Film, Television & Radio School & Griffith University with high distinctions and acceptance into honors. While at University, his films were shortlisted for Tropfest Film Festival and opened the Brisbane International Film Festival. His directorial debut feature film The Little Things was financed by Screen Australia and Screen Queensland, and was highly successful at film festivals globally, securing distribution and Neil was inducted into the Australian Directors Guild. On the back of this success, he relocated to Vancouver, Canada where he was added to the directing roster for TV commercials in North America. While developing a slate of projects, he also worked in Locations and Assistant Director Departments where he informally shadowed several directors on various films including Godzilla, The Interview, Fifty Shades of Grey and secured a literary agent before relocating back to Australia. On arrival, Neil commenced as Vice President, Locations & Production Attraction at Screen Queensland.
As part of the team at Screen Queensland, Neil played an integral role in helping attract more than $1.5 billion in production investment into Australia and provided locations assistant on numerous productions including Aquaman, Thor: Ragnarok, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Godzilla Vs Kong, The Shallows, Danger Close, Tidelands, The Second and many others. Due to the increased amount of film production activity in Queensland, Neil conceptualized a design and oversaw the build process of what would become Screen Queensland Studios. Paramount Pictures was the first production to use the studio with Monster Problems and is a legacy for the future of the Australian film industry.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anon