Morgan Neville

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 10/10/1967 (52) | Los Angeles, California, USA
Morgan Neville (born October 10, 1967) is an American film producer, director and writer. His acclaimed film 20 Feet from Stardom won him the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2014 as well as a Grammy Award for Best Music Film. His documentary Best of Enemies, on the debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley, was shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Award and won an Emmy Award. His 2018 film Won't You Be My Neighbor?, a documentary about Fred Rogers, received critical acclaim and became the highest-grossing biographical documentary of all time. Neville has been nominated for five additional Grammys for films including Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story, Muddy Waters: Can’t Be Satisfied, Johnny Cash’s America, and The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble ()
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Morgan Neville is an Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker. For over twenty years he has been making films about music and cultural subjects including Troubadours, Search and Destroy and three Grammy-nominated films: Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story, Muddy Waters Can’t Be Satisfied, and Johnny Cash’s America. His non-music films include The Cool School, Steinbeck and Shotgun Freeway: Drives Thru Lost L.A.. Neville has also produced many documentaries, including Pearl Jam Twenty, Crossfire Hurricane and Beauty Is Embarrassing. In 2014, 20 Feet from Stardom, won numerous awards including the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary. Most recently, Best of Enemies won an Emmy Award for Best Historical Documentary at the 2017 News and Documentary Emmy Awards. The film was also shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Other recent projects include Keith Richards: Under the Influence (Director), Chelsea Does (Executive Producer), a series of four documentaries with Chelsea Handler for Netflix, and Abstract: The Art of Design, also for Netflix.

Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Music | History

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TV Shows/Series with Morgan Neville as Actor(1)

Movies with Morgan Neville as Crew(38)

Production/Producer2020 Miss Americana
Directing/Director2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
Production/Producer2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead
Directing/Director2018 Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Production/Producer2018 Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Production/Producer2015 Keith Richards: Under the Influence
Directing/Director2015 Best of Enemies
Writing/Writer2015 Best of Enemies
Production/Producer2015 Best of Enemies
Directing/Director2013 20 Feet from Stardom
Production/Producer2013 20 Feet from Stardom
Production/Co-Producer2012 The Union
Production/Producer2012 Beauty Is Embarrassing
Production/Producer2012 Crossfire Hurricane
Production/Executive Producer2012 Burn
Production/Producer2011 Pearl Jam Twenty
Directing/Director2011 Troubadours
Production/Executive Producer2010 Search and Destroy: Iggy & The Stooges' Raw Power
Directing/Director2008 The Cool School
Production/Producer2008 The Night James Brown Saved Boston
Directing/Director2008 Johnny Cash's America
Production/Executive Producer2008 Johnny Cash's America
Production/Executive Producer2006 American Revolutions: The Highwaymen
Directing/Director2004 Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues
Production/Producer1998 Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life
Directing/Director1995 Shotgun Freeway
Writing/Writer1995 Shotgun Freeway

TV Shows/Series with Morgan Neville as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2019 Shangri-La
Production/Executive Producer2019 Shangri-La
Production/Executive Producer2018 Ugly Delicious
Directing/Director2018 Ugly Delicious
Production/Executive Producer2017 Abstract: The Art of Design
Directing/Director2017 Abstract: The Art of Design
Production/Executive Producer2016 Chelsea Does

Full Name: Morgan Neville
Born: Tuesday, 10/10 1967 (October) in Los Angeles (current age: 52 years + 300 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Educated at: University of Pennsylvania
Morgan Neville frequently works together with these people:
Robert Gordon (6x, Crew)
Cameron Crowe (4x, Crew)
Mick Jagger (3x, Actor)
Johnny Cash (3x, Actor)
Neil Berkeley (3x, Crew)
Jason Zeldes (3x, Crew)
Aaron Wickenden (3x, Crew)
Jeff Malmberg (2x, Crew)
David Chang (2x, Actor)
Tinker Hatfield (2x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1317948, Added: 09/03/2019, Last updated: 07/10/2020