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Letty Aronson previously produced Woody Allen’s Café Society, Irrational Man, Magic in the Moonlight, Blue Jasmine, To Rome with Love, Midnight in Paris (nominated for the Academy Award® for Best Picture in 2012), You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Whatever Works, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Cassandra’s Dream, Scoop, Match Point, Melinda and Melinda, Hollywood Ending, and The Curse of the Jade Scorpion. 

Her extensive film, television, and stage experience includes numerous other collaborations with Mr. Allen. She co-executive-produced such films as Don’t Drink the Water, which marked Mr. Allen’s first foray into television moviemaking, Bullets Over Broadway, which garnered seven Academy Award® nominations, winning for Best Supporting Actress (Dianne Wiest), Mighty Aphrodite, for which Mira Sorvino won the Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress, and Sweet and Lowdown, for which Sean Penn and Samantha Morton both earned Academy Award® nominations. Her other credits as a co-executive producer include Mr. Allen’s highly acclaimed musical comedy Everyone Says I Love You, as well as his films Celebrity, Deconstructing Harry, and Small Time Crooks.

In addition, Aronson co-executive-produced The Spanish Prisoner, written for the screen and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and critically acclaimed filmmaker David Mamet. Critics universally praised the film when it was released in 1998. She also co-executive produced Into My Heart, which was written and directed by two newcomers, Sean Smith and Anthony Stark, and Coky Giedroyc’s Women Talking Dirty, starring Helena Bonham Carter, which marked Ms. Aronson’s first European co-production with Elton John’s Rocket Pictures.

Her credits also include Dinah Was, the off-Broadway musical about blues legend Dinah Washington, The Story of a Bad Boy, written and directed by acclaimed playwright Tom Donaghy, Just Looking, a heartwarming coming-of-age film directed by Jason Alexander, and the comedy Sunburn, directed by Nelson Hume, which screened at the Galway Film Festival and the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival.

Aronson’s television work includes Saturday Night Live and The Robert Klein Comedy Hour, both for NBC. In the world of theatre, she served as associate producer of Death Defying Acts an off-Broadway comedy consisting of three one-act plays written by Elaine May, Woody Allen, and David Mamet. She had earlier served as Vice President of the Museum of Television and Radio for ten years.

In 2014, Aronson produced Bullets Over Broadway, the Broadway musical adaptation of Allen’s award-winning film.

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Producers’ Masterclass: The Power of Creative Collaboration Part 2, sponsored by Pinewood Atlanta Studios

In its eagerly anticipated annual event, PBNY investigates the filmmaking process with the help of producers from some of this year’s most acclaimed features. These producers will take the stage with key collaborators, ready to discuss how their partnerships provided the defining elements of their memorable films, setting them on their course for awards season.