Darren Aronofsky

Filmmaker, Dir & 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),
starring Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Connelly, and Emma Watson. Before that
he directed the indie box office phenomenon, “Black Swan” (2010). It starred 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.
Aronofsky’s earlier credits include directing and writing the acclaimed films: “The Fountain”
(2006); “Requiem for a Dream” (2000); and “π” (1998).

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