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NEIL BURGER (Director) is an American film director, writer and producer. He is currently in pre-production on the film adaptation Shoot Like a Girl based on the memoir by Purple Heart Veteran Mary Jennings Hegar.

Burger's feature directing credits include the 2014 hit Divergent, starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet, which has grossed over $300 million worldwide; Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro; and the critically acclaimed The Illusionist starring Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti. He made his directorial feature debut with Interview With The Assassin, which he also wrote, winning the "Best Feature Film" category at both the Woodstock Film Festival and Avignon Film Festival, and receiving nominations for three Independent Spirit Awards. Burger also wrote and directed The Lucky Ones, starring Rachel McAdams and Tim Robbins.

On television, Burger directed and executive produced the first two episodes of "Billions," the Showtime series starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis. He also executive produced CBS' television adaptation of "Limitless," based on his film of the same name.

A graduate of Yale University with a degree in fine arts, Burger resides in New York City with his family.


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