Neil Newbon is a Professional Actor and Voice Over Artist, working in Film, Television, Theatre as well as high-profile AAA Video Games in Full Performance Capture, specialising in Martial Arts Stunts and Combat. He is based in London and Los Angeles.
Neil began his training at the internationally acclaimed National Youth Theatre, he went on to study Method Acting, the work of Yat Malmgren and many other craft techniques with the renowned Giles Foreman Centre of Acting. Neil began his professional career at the Royal Court Theatre, Bloomsbury Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He quickly found work in Television and Film and has continued to work professionally for over 15 years, and branched out into the exciting new media of Performance Capture and Voice Over in which he has been working consistently for over 8 years. Neil has been a part of BAFTA GAMES CREW for 3 years and is now a Full BAFTA member. Neil also now acts as a Performance Consultant/ Action Director for games and has given panel talks and round-tables at events, such as Develop 2017 on working with Actors and getting the best from them in both Performance Capture and Voice Over.
Neil is also the lead Tutor at The Mocap Academy – relaunched in 2017, ‘providing Performance Capture Courses by Professionals for Professionals’.
Recent Credits include: Lead role in ‘Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier’ by Andy Serkis’ Imaginarium, supporting leads in ‘Wallis’ by Viacom and ‘Detroit:Become Human’ by Quantic Dream with Jesse Williams and Clancy Brown.