has directed and produced films in almost every area of the film business in the past 15 years. He is presently in production on FEELIN NO PAIN, a documentary feature about doo-wop music featuring Kenny Vance and the Planotones. Through his own company, Aronson has directed hundreds of television commercials and MTV videos across America, and through his relationship with Michael Apted
's Beechurst Films in London, he has directed widely in Europe as well. Most recently Aronson directed a television special and a dramatic pilot for Nickelodeon, and was the director of 16 episodes of the Outward Bound series for the Discovery Channel. Aronson has won many awards including Ace awards, Clios, a New York Industrial Film Festival award and the Public Service Award of Excellence in Film. Prior to working in film, Aronson was a freelance still photographer and worked as a correspondent for Time/Life. He's had one-man still photography exhibitions at the Loretta Hilton Gallery and the Mark Twain Gallery. Aronson attended New York University Film School and the Interlochen Music Academy (piano) and holds a BA in English and Music from Columbia University. He studied acting with Stella Adler and Ivan Kronenfeld in New York, and directing at AFI and the Mark Travis Directing Lab in Los Angeles.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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