Ari Aster

Active - 2018 - 2019  |   Born - Jul 15, 1986 in New York, New York, United States  |  

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  • Son of a musician and a poet.
  • Lived in Chester, England, for a short time before his family settled in New Mexico when he was 10.
  • The first movie he saw in theaters was Dick Tracy (1990) when he was 4, and he ran in fear out of the theater when a character fired a tommy gun.
  • Was accepted in the AFI Conservatory after submitting his short film Tale of Two Tims, which he created at College of Santa Fe.
  • His thesis film at the American Film Institute, The Strange Thing About the Johnsons, was screened in film festivals.
  • Met many of his collaborators while studying at College of Santa Fe and AFI Conservatory.
  • Co-founder of the production company Square Peg.