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Neil Burger is a director and writer, known for The Illusionist (2006), Limitless (2011) and Divergent (2014). He has been married to Diana Kellogg since June 30, 1997. See full bio »
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 2016 Billions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2016)
 2014 Divergent
 2012 The Asset (TV Movie)
 2011/I Limitless
 1991 Books: Feed Your Head (TV Series)
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 2008 The Lucky Ones (written by)
 2006 The Illusionist (screenplay)
 2002 Interview with the Assassin (written by)
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 2015 Limitless (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.21 ... (executive producer)
 2015 Insurgent (executive producer)
 2008 The Lucky Ones (producer)
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 2014 Cinema 3 (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 May 2014 (2014) ... Himself
 2014 Días de cine (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 May 2014 (2014) ... Himself
 2014 Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition (TV Series)
 2011 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 17 March 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Guest

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Created and directed public service announcements for the MTV "Books: Feed Your Head" campaign promoting reading.

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I think we all want something to knock us on the head and change our lives. See more »


Began his film career by creating and directing the MTV "Books: Feed Your Head" campaign promoting reading, featuring such actors as Sherilyn Fenn, Aidan Quinn and Timothy Hutton. See more »


Small budget, highly creative films

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