Aronofsky has built a long directorial career as a unique and provocative artist who has maintained an indie sensibility even while helming such high-profile films as The Wrestler, Black Swan, and Noah. At SXSW 2018, he was coming off the successful Fall 2017 release of Mother! and used his Keynote presentation to explain his “10 Commandments of Indie Filmmaking.”
Filmmaker, Director & Producer, Protozoa Pictures.
Brooklyn born and raised, Academy Award®-nominated director, Darren Aronofsky, is the founder of Protozoa Pictures. He is the writer and director of “mother!” starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, and Michelle Pfeiffer. Last year, Aronofsky produced “Jackie.” He directed, co-wrote, and produced “Noah” (2014). Before that he directed the indie box office phenomenon, “Black Swan” (2010) with Natalie Portman who won an Academy Award® for her performance. Aronofsky directed and produced “The Wrestler” (2008) which won Golden Globes for actor Mickey Rourke and singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen.
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