Neil Mandt is an Emmy Award-winning producer, and the CEO and founder of both Los Angeles-based production companies, Mandt Bros. Production and MANDT VR. Neil has a wealth of experience delivering award-winning content to television, film, internet and mobile audiences, and is now parlaying his expertise in the field to immersive digital content. In addition to creating over 3,000 television episodes, Neil owns and operates a turn-key production facility in the heart of Hollywood. Neil’s notable credits include the development and creation of the hit ESPN series “Jim Rome Is Burning,” ABC’s “Frozen Christmas Parade,” the Syfy Channel’s hit series “Destination Truth,” Food Network’s “The Shed,” Speed’s “The Car Show with Adam Carolla,” Versus’ Sports “Jobs with Junior Seau” and daily coverage of the O.J. Simpson trial for ABC News. Most recently, Neil produced the full-length feature film, “Dog Years,” starring Burt Reynolds, Chevy Chase and Ariel Winter, which had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017.
In 2014, Neil was a co-producer and developer of the Walt Disney Pictures feature film “Million Dollar Arm,” starring Jon Hamm and Alan Arkin. Neil has also produced and directed a number of award-winning short films starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew Perry, Justin Timberlake, John Hamm, Seth Meyers, Jamie Foxx and Will Ferrell, among many others.