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Jason Neulander

writer/director The Intergalactic Nemesis, Buttercup, Hit & Run, Fugitive Dreams
Jason Neulander received his BA and MA in theater from Brown University and is an award-winning theatre artist, filmmaker, and producer based in Austin, Texas. He founded and was the artistic director of Austin’s premiere producer of new plays Salvage Vanguard Theater from 1994 to 2008. Over his tenure he directed and produced more than 50 world-premiere plays, musicals, and operas, and grew the company from producing in rock clubs to building its own facility with two theaters, a gallery, office space, and rehearsal rooms. Writers whose first professional productions he produced there have gone on to Broadway and major television series. His transmedia sci-fi multiverse THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS, which he wrote, directed, and produced, premiered in 2010. It takes the form of graphic novels, a YouTube series, podcasts, audio dramas, novels, and a live theatrical tour. From 2011 to 2017 the tour played more than 200 venues around the world, including runs on Broadway and sold-out performances at the Kennedy Center, and was adapted for television by PBS. It has been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and TBS’s CONAN (with Conan O’Brien as a performer), and was the subject of a PBS documentary. In 2015, Neulander began working in film. His first short film HIT & RUN was selected for the Texas Filmmakers Showcase and is distributed by Devolver Digital Film. His second short Buttercup premiered at the Maryland International Film Festival, played festivals across the nation, and was broadcast nationally on PBS’s “On Story”. His feature film debut Fugitive Dreams shoots in 2019. “A seemingly inexhaustible ability to surprise. And thrill. And horrify. And amuse. And intrigue.” — The Austin Chronicle