Author: Neil Mandt
Neil Mandt is the founder and CEO of Los Angeles-based companies Mandt Media and Mandt Bros. Productions. Neil is a five-time EMMY Award-winning producer, with a wealth of experience creating content for film, television, mobile and immersive audiences. Neil has created over 3,000 television episodes, and has developed series including ESPN’s “Jim Rome Is Burning,” Syfy’s “Destination Truth,” and Food Network’s “The Shed”. He also produced NBC’s coverage of the 2000 Summer Olympics and was the producer of the O.J. Simpson trial for ABC News. In 2014, Neil developed and co-produced the Walt Disney Pictures feature film “Million Dollar Arm,” starring John Hamm. He has also produced and directed award-winning short films starring Bruce Willis, Justin Timberlake, and Jamie Foxx, among others. Most recently, Neil produced the 2017 Tribeca Selection “The Last Movie Star,” starring Burt Reynolds and Ariel Winter, which will be released by A24 on March 30, 2018. Neil has also driven Mandt Media’s leadership in planning and producing immersive content over the past three years, including 360-degree video, augmented and virtual reality. Mandt Media has created more than 2,000 pieces of immersive content for such clients as Disney, Coca Cola, IndyCar, the College Football Playoff and the Philadelphia Eagles. Neil is also a sought-after speaker in the emerging area of immersive content, and its value propositions for brands and organizations. His past keynotes have included speeches in London, Helsinki, New York & Los Angeles. His experience and expertise helps brands harness the potential of immersive media content, distribution and rights management.