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Neal Dodson

Neal Dodson is an Independent Spirit Awards nominee for best first feature for producing J.C. Chandor’s Margin Call, which was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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Neal Dodson Biography

The film was named to dozens of top ten film lists for 2011 and received some of the strongest reviews of the year, including the New Yorkers David Denby who called it The best Wall Street movie ever made. It was also nominated for Best First Screenplay and has won the Robert Altman Award for Best Ensemble Cast at the Indie Spirits.

The film was named Best First Film by the New York Film Critics Circle and also Best Debut Director by the National Board of Review, among many other award nominations. Margin Call stars Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Academy Award-nominee Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, and Academy Award-nominee Stanley Tucci.

It had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, its international premiere at the Berlinale, and also opened the New Directors/New Films festival at the Museum of Modern Art. It was produced for under $3.4 million and shot in only 17 days in New York City. It was released domestically by Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate in the fall of 2011. It was also released in dozens of foreign territories and has grossed over $16 million so far around the world.

Neal is currently in pre-production on Chandors follow-up feature film, All is Lost. He is in post-production on both Victor Quinazs comedy feature The TWV Project and Blair Ericksons horror feature The Banshee Chapter starring Ted Levine and Katia Winter. Hes developing many other feature film projects, including Imperial Palace with veteran independent film producer, Christine Vachon.

Neal and his Before The Door Pictures partners (Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto and Corey Moosa) have a publishing deal with Archaia comics, through which they have published two acclaimed graphic novels: Mr. Murder Is Dead by Victor Quinaz and Lucid by Michael McMillian. Lucid was recently optioned to a major movie studio to develop as a feature film.

In television, Neal is currently co-executive producing the pilot Hot Southern Mess for TNT with showrunner Shaun Cassidy and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley. He also wrote Nashville, a drama pilot for The CW and CBS Television. Neal created the CW series with actor Matt Bomer, alongside country artist Brad Paisley. Before The Door has several additional television projects in the works.

Before The Door has also produced a dozen short films, many with the NYC-based comedy collective, Periods Films. These have been seen at film festivals and released through various online platforms like Funny Or Die and YouTube. Additionally, they have several digital/interactive properties in development and are in post-production on Sian Heders short film Dog Eat Dog which also stars Quinto.

Prior to co-founding Before The Door, as a producer, Neal first worked on director Victor Quinazs Cantonese-language short film Chinese Dream, which has played hundreds of film festivals all over the world and was on the short-list for the Academy Awards. He produced the film festival-winning short Shade starring Patrick Dempsey, directed by Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and produced another festival short called Numero Dos with Brad Paisley. Neal was vice-president of a Warner Brothers-based production company for three years.

He executive produced a Warner Premiere feature film called Another Cinderella Story, starring Selena Gomez and Emmy Award-winner Jane Lynch. Neal was involved in developing many projects while there, including Paramounts Footloose remake, dozens of films at Warner Brothers, television pilots for FX and Showtime, and features at several other studios.

In addition to acting work in regional theatres, on television and soap operas, and in independent film, in 2001 Neal appeared on Broadway in the Tom Stoppard play The Invention Of Love, which won two Tony Awards. The son of two high school teachers, Neal grew up in York, Pennsylvania. He earned a BFA in 2000 from Carnegie Mellon Universitys School of Drama, and is a reformed actor.

He is married to television/film actress, Ashley Williams, and they make their home in Los Angeles.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Neal Dodson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Neal Dodson for your next private or corporate function.
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Neal Dodson is an Independent Spirit Awards nominee for best first feature for producing J.C. Chandor’s Margin Call, which was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

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Neal Dodson Biography

The film was named to dozens of top ten film lists for 2011 and received some of the strongest reviews of the year, including the New Yorkers David Denby who called it The best Wall Street movie ever made. It was also nominated for Best First Screenplay and has won the Robert Altman Award for Best Ensemble Cast at the Indie Spirits.

The film was named Best First Film by the New York Film Critics Circle and also Best Debut Director by the National Board of Review, among many other award nominations. Margin Call stars Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Academy Award-nominee Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, and Academy Award-nominee Stanley Tucci.

It had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, its international premiere at the Berlinale, and also opened the New Directors/New Films festival at the Museum of Modern Art. It was produced for under $3.4 million and shot in only 17 days in New York City. It was released domestically by Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate in the fall of 2011. It was also released in dozens of foreign territories and has grossed over $16 million so far around the world.

Neal is currently in pre-production on Chandors follow-up feature film, All is Lost. He is in post-production on both Victor Quinazs comedy feature The TWV Project and Blair Ericksons horror feature The Banshee Chapter starring Ted Levine and Katia Winter. Hes developing many other feature film projects, including Imperial Palace with veteran independent film producer, Christine Vachon.

Neal and his Before The Door Pictures partners (Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto and Corey Moosa) have a publishing deal with Archaia comics, through which they have published two acclaimed graphic novels: Mr. Murder Is Dead by Victor Quinaz and Lucid by Michael McMillian. Lucid was recently optioned to a major movie studio to develop as a feature film.

In television, Neal is currently co-executive producing the pilot Hot Southern Mess for TNT with showrunner Shaun Cassidy and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley. He also wrote Nashville, a drama pilot for The CW and CBS Television. Neal created the CW series with actor Matt Bomer, alongside country artist Brad Paisley. Before The Door has several additional television projects in the works.

Before The Door has also produced a dozen short films, many with the NYC-based comedy collective, Periods Films. These have been seen at film festivals and released through various online platforms like Funny Or Die and YouTube. Additionally, they have several digital/interactive properties in development and are in post-production on Sian Heders short film Dog Eat Dog which also stars Quinto.

Prior to co-founding Before The Door, as a producer, Neal first worked on director Victor Quinazs Cantonese-language short film Chinese Dream, which has played hundreds of film festivals all over the world and was on the short-list for the Academy Awards. He produced the film festival-winning short Shade starring Patrick Dempsey, directed by Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and produced another festival short called Numero Dos with Brad Paisley. Neal was vice-president of a Warner Brothers-based production company for three years.

He executive produced a Warner Premiere feature film called Another Cinderella Story, starring Selena Gomez and Emmy Award-winner Jane Lynch. Neal was involved in developing many projects while there, including Paramounts Footloose remake, dozens of films at Warner Brothers, television pilots for FX and Showtime, and features at several other studios.

In addition to acting work in regional theatres, on television and soap operas, and in independent film, in 2001 Neal appeared on Broadway in the Tom Stoppard play The Invention Of Love, which won two Tony Awards. The son of two high school teachers, Neal grew up in York, Pennsylvania. He earned a BFA in 2000 from Carnegie Mellon Universitys School of Drama, and is a reformed actor.

He is married to television/film actress, Ashley Williams, and they make their home in Los Angeles.

FAQs on booking Neal Dodson

  • How to book Neal Dodson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Neal Dodson for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Neal Dodson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Neal Dodson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Neal Dodson?

    Booking fees for Neal Dodson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Neal Dodson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Neal Dodson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Neal Dodson for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Neal Dodson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Neal Dodson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Neal Dodson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Neal Dodson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Neal Dodson for your event is available upon request. Neal Dodson generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Billy Gaus, Jon Steinberg, Suneel Gupta, Wingham Rowan and Chet Kanojia. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Neal Dodson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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