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Neil Hartmann

Neil Hartmann
Local hero

Neil Hartmann

Genre: Snowboard, Outdoor.
(photo and video)
Hometown: Sapporo, Hokkaido // 出身:北海道、札幌

About Neil

Born in San Diego, California in 1972 Neil was raised around the world by travel loving parents. Eventually settling in Hokkaido, Japan at the age of 20 he has been chasing his dream of snowboarding and making movies ever since. While originally working as a DJ on the radio in Sapporo, Japan his first break in the visual medium came through a hosting/cameraman position on a snowboard TV called “No Matter Board”. In 1999 he self produced his first snowboard based movie called “Introduction” and soon after that started the now long running series called “Car Danchi”. September 2015 will see the release of Vol 9. Neil now spends half the years shooting in the snowy mountains of Japan, the other half of the years is spent editing around the clock and squeezing in other outdoor related video and photo projects for companies like, THE NORTH FACE Japan, Daihatsu motors, Blueblood and more.

 

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