neeraj, better known as "neej", grew up in southern california and spent his childhood watching movies (hollywood and bollywood) and lakers basketball. this love for telling stories grew through various school projects and adventures in still photography. having started in the world of still photography, it was only a matter of time before he moved on to creating 24 images per second.
Neeraj graduated from new york university's tisch school of the arts where he spent his time shooting as many short films as he possibly could. after graduating, he has worked on emmy award winning shows such as master of none, girls, elementary, and gypsy in the g&e department. his first feature film as a cinematographer is currently doing rounds at the festival circuit. neeraj also recently finished the ASC Masterclass taught by various well-known cinematographers including Rodrigo Prieto, A.s.c.
he hopes that his work will allow him to travel the world, meet new people, and explore new cultures. if not on set, you will find him shooting stills somewhere off the beaten path.
neeraj's list of influential movies -- les intouchables, léon: the professional, the prestige, blood diamond, the aviator, babel, biutiful, skyfall, casino royale, the theory of everything, carol, the bicycle thief, interstellar, and rounders