Aron Warner

United States

Aron Warner is the Academy Award®-winning producer of the animated blockbusters “Shrek,” “Shrek 2,” “Shrek the Third,” and “Shrek Forever After.

Biography

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 affiliate’s feature film, commercial and effects projects. Warner previously served as 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 “Titanic.” A graduate of UCLA Film School, Warner began his career 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’s 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." Warner served as Executive Producer for 20th Century Fox’s highly acclaimed animated feature “The Book of Life.” He began a collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation in 2018 where he has served as Executive Producer on “The Angry Birds 2 Movie” and as Producer on “Wish Dragon,” set for a 2020 release. He is currently Producing / Developing a slate of international films at Sony Pictures Animation.

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Present day

Producer

Sony Pictures Animation