Neil Berkeley is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and entrepreneur. His third feature film, Gilbert, chronicles the life and career of beloved and intensely private comedian, Gilbert Gottfried. The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017 and will be distributed by Gravitas Ventures with exclusive SVOD on Hulu. The film will be released in theaters this fall. His first feature film, Beauty Is Embarrassing, premiered at SXSW in 2012 and chronicles the life and times of the inspiring artist Wayne White. The film won several Best Documentary Awards and was featured in PBS' Independent Lens in January of 2013. His second feature, Harmontown, premiered at SXSW in 2014 and follows self-destructive TV writer Dan Harmon on an emotional, cross-country journey of self-discovery.
Berkeley is also a successful commercial and promo director and has worked with brands such as Mercedes Benz, Cadillac and Kraft Foods. He is the owner of BRKLY, a design-based production company focused on developing commercials, short form branded content and marketing campaigns for network and cable television. The company has helped launch some of TV's most popular shows including Brother vs. Brother, Scandal, Project Runway, Top Chef and many more.