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Michael Neal Marine Coordinator Water Safety

 

Meet Michael Neal // Marine Coordinator / Water Safety

IATSE 491 / SAG-AFRA


Mike Neal is a Marine Coordinator and Water Safety Specialist located in Savannah, Georgia. His background includes managing marinas, being a PADI SCUBA Instructor, owning and operating both a boat and kayak tour company.

He has worked on major productions, indie's, episodic TV as well as reality TV.

From location scouting to budgeting, he works with productions to get the shots they want in a safe manner. Picture, camera, and support boats are available. Vast crew network available for marine crew and water safety both IATSE and SAG.


Photo Credit: Andy Young

Photo Credit: Andy Young


AWARDS // ACCOLADES //

Being able to share the beauty of Coastal Georgia with the world though film and television.

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PRODUCTION STORIES

While filming Peanut Butter Falcon, watching the beauty of the black water creek of Ebenezer at night reflecting the flames of a fire as the cast dances on a raft.

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SELECTED CREDITS

  • Lady and the Tramp / Marine Coordinator / 2019

  • Gemini Man / Assistant Marine Coordinator/Water Safety (SAG) / 2017/2018

  • Council of Dads (NBC Pilot) / Assistant Marine Coordinator / Water Safety / 2019

  • Florida Girls / Water Safety / 2019

  • The Front Runner / Marine Consultant/Assistant Marine Coordinator / 2017

  • The Beach House / Marine/Water Stunt Coordinator (SAG) / 2017

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon / Marine Coordinator/Camera Boat Op (SAG)/ 2017

  • Love by the Shore/ Stunt Coordinator/Water Safety (SAG) / 2017

  • Galveston/ Water Safety / 2017

  • Underground / Marine Coordinator/Water Safety (SAG Stunts) / 2016

  • Ozark / Captain/Camera Boat Operator / 2016

  • The Walking Dead/ Marine Coordinator (SAG Stunts)/2016

  • MacGyver / Marine Coordinator / 2016

  • Baywatch/ Water Scouting-Captain-Marine Consultant / 2015-2016

  • Live by Night / Safety-Shuttle Boat Operations / 2015

  • The Detour/ Marine Coordinator-Water Safety D- Locations / 2015

  • Rectify- Season 3 / Marine Coordinator-Water Safety / 2015

  • Anchorman 2/ Marine Coordinator/Water Safety / 2013

  • Candler/St Josephs Hospital -TV Commercial / Marine Coordinator/Water Safety / 2013

  • Savannah (2012) /Marine Coordinator/Camera Boat Ops/Safety Diver/ 2011

  • The Town (GA site) / Marine Coordinator/Camera Boat Ops / 2011

  • The Catch- Costa Rica/ Cast / 2008


Carrousel Studio Photo Credit: Seth Johnson