About Steve Neill

Steve Neill is an artist, visual effects creator, and filmmaker with over 40 years of experience in film and television industry.

In 1971 he interned at the American Zoetrope in San Francisco with Francis Ford Coppola and received much of his film making education there.
He moved to Hollywood to pursue his career in 1974.

He has since worked on movies such as “Star Trek the Motion Picture”, “GhostBusters”, “Fright Night” and more. He has appeared as a creature suit actor in many films, commercials and TV shows.

In addition he wrote and produced the feature film, “The Day Time Ended.”
Steve owns a film studio in Ventura California where he works with his partner Mary Cacciapagila producing visual effect, post production, model miniatures, creatures and prosthetic makeup.

Steve brings his years of experience from working in film miniatures and more to a passion he has always had to reach the stars. Rockets has always been the first step on this path.

At age 67 work from the studios is winding down but the passion to make things is stronger than ever and he is moving that passion to model aviation and Rocketry.

It is his hope that it will touch the lives young and old alike and in so doing so create a future in exploring space for us all.