ARON WARNER (producer/writer) is the Academy Award®-winning producer of
the animated blockbusters “Shrek,” “Shrek 2,” the highest grossing
animated film of all time, the 800 million dollar grossing “Shrek the
Third,” and the latest installment, “Shrek Forever After.”
Warner first joined PDI/DreamWorks in 1997 as a producer on the computer
animated comedy Antz. During the production of Shrek, Warner also served
as the Head of PDI/DreamWorks, overseeing all production and operations
for all of the computer animation affiliate¹s feature film, commercial and
Warner 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 two blockbuster of all time, “Titanic.”
A graduate of UCLA Film School, Warner began his career as a production
coordinatorat 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. Warner¹s
career as a producer began with 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 "Ghost in the Machine." In addition, he oversaw
production on James Cameron's blockbuster "True Lies."
Most recently, Warner served as Executive Producer on the highly acclaimed
animated feature “The Book of Life” for 20th Century Fox.
Aron just completed work as Amazon's Executive Producer on Spike Lee's upcoming film.
Aron and longtime collaborator Andrew Adamson have teamed with development
executive Jeff Fierson to form the production company Strange Weather.
Strange Weather develops both live action and animated feature films and
Name: Aron Warner
Lives in: Los Angeles, California