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Aron Warner

Aron Warner returns to take the reins as producer of Shrek the Third after winning an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature as a producer of the animated blockbuster Shrek and also producing Shrek 2. He joined PDI/DreamWorks in 1997 to serve as a producer on the computer animated hit Antz, which marked the first collaboration between PDI and DreamWorks. Warner went on to become head of PDI/DreamWorks from 2000 to 2002.

Warner had previously held the post of vice president of production at Twentieth Century Fox, where he supervised production on such films as Independence Day, The Ice Storm, The Crucible, Alien Resurrection, Volcano and the number one blockbuster of all time, Titanic.

A graduate of UCLA Film School, Warner started out as a production coordinator at Empire Pictures, gaining experience on low-budget horror and sci-fi films. He then moved on to a position at Film Finances, a completion bond company, where he worked on more than 50 films.

Warner began his career as a producer on the horror hit Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare. He then served as supervising producer on John Dahl's Red Rock West, before beginning his relationship with Twentieth Century Fox as the line producer on Rachel Talalay's Ghost in the Machine. He later executive-produced Tank Girl, also directed by Talalay. In addition, he oversaw production on James Cameron's blockbuster True Lies.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Aron Warner Facts

OccupationProducer, Screenwriter

Selected Filmography

DreamWorks Shrek Stories
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
De-Zanitized/The Monkey Song/Nighty Night Toon
Hot, Bothered and Bedeviled/Moon Over Minerva/ Skullhead Bonyhands
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation
Hooray for North Hollywood
Free Birds
Child's Play
Shrek the Third
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