Neal Marshall Stevens has been a working professional in the entertainment industry for over thirty years.
He began his career at Laurel Entertainment, where he wrote multiple episodes of the anthology series Monsters. Neal worked as senior story editor for Laurel’s productions of several miniseries (Stephen King’s The Stand, Stephen King’s The Langoliers, and Stephen King’s The Golden Years), and made-for-TV movies (Precious Victims, The Vernon Johns Story, and several others).
He then worked for Charles Band’s Full Moon Entertainment, specializing in direct-to-video productions. Over the course of his association with Full Moon, he worked on over 50 produced motion pictures, including six entries in the popular Puppetmaster series.
He also wrote and directed the feature Stitches, and has worked with Charles Band to produce several recent web series, including Trophy Heads and Ravenwolf Towers. Among other projects, Neal sold his original screenplay Deader to Dimension Pictures, which was subsequently produced as Hellraiser: Deader, and wrote the screenplay for Dark Castle’s feature remake of Thirteen Ghosts.
In addition to his work as a screenwriter, Neal has taught online for eight years for Script University, and is currently a professor in the MFA in Screenwriting program at the David Lynch Graduate School of Cinematic Arts at Maharishi International University.