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Josh Aronson, Director - Biography

Josh AronsonIn 2006 Josh Aronson began directing the new PBS Food and Travel show, Avec Eric, featuring renowned Le Bernardin chef, Eric Ripert. Production around the world to begin broadcast in 2007.

In 2006 Aronson completed the much-awaited follow up film to Sound and Fury, Sound and Fury: 6 Years Later.

In 2005 Josh Aronson completed 2 documentaries that were released in 2006. Beautiful Daughters, an hour film about the first all transsexual production of Eve Ensler’s "The Vagina Monologues" premiered on LOGO  and BULLRIDER, a feature that looks at bullriding and the rodeo as a metaphor for America today, will continue its festival and theatrical life into 2007. Televiswion broadcast will be announced for 2007.

Josh Aronson was the Co-Producer/Director of The Opposite Sex, 2 feature documentaries broadcast on Showtime and LOGO.

Aronson’s Feelin’ No Pain a feature documentary featuring Kenny Vance and the Planotones and oldies legends will be released on DVD in 2007.

Aronson’s Playing for Real has been repeatedly broadcast on PBS and will be released on DVD through PBS in January 2007.

Josh Aronson was the Director/Executive Producer of Sound and Fury, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, was distributed theatrically in 2000 and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary.

For Nickelodeon Aronson directed a Family Special, Take a Moment and the dramatic pilot, The Trials of Tammy B.

For Discovery Channel he directed 16 episodes of the series Outward Bound.

For Cinemax he made the John Cafferty Album Flash and he directed the television documentary, Drawing in Space, about sculptor Mark DiSuvero.

Aronson has directed hundreds of commercials and MTV rock videos. Prior to working in film, Aronson was a still photographer working as a photo correspondent for Time/Life and other journals. He is a concert pianist and regularly plays chamber music in New York and at Telluride MusicFest, the chamber music festival he founded with his wife, violinist Maria Bachmann.