LETTY ARONSON (Co-Executive Producer) Letty Aronson worked with Jean Doumanian in both film and television and is currently Vice President of Jean Doumanian Productions. She served as co-executive producer on "The Spanish Prisoner," written for the screen and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and critically acclaimed filmmaker David Mamet. Critics universally lauded the film when it was released in April 1998. Ms Aronson also co-executive produced Woody Allens "Celebrity" and "Deconstructing Harry," the most recent in the line of Allen comedic gems.
"Into My Heart," a film which Ms. Aronson co-executive produced, was written and directed by two newcomers, Sean Smith and Anthony Stark and starred Rob Morrow, Jake Weber, Claire Forlani and Jayne Brook. "Into My Heart" was screened at the Venice and Deauville Film Festivals in 1998. Ms. Aronson is just completing work as co-executive producer on "Women Talking Dirty" starring Helena Bonham Carter and Gina McKee. Directed by Coky Giedroyc and produced by David Furnish and Polly Steele, "Women Talking Dirty" is her first European co-production with Elton Johns Rocket Pictures.
Ms. Aronsons other recent projects include "Dinah Was," the off-Broadway musical about blues legend Dinah Washington; "The Story of a Bad Boy," a new film written for the screen and directed by acclaimed playwright Tom Donaghy; "Just Looking," a heart-warming coming-of-age film written by Marshall Karp and directed by Jason Alexander and "Sunburn," a charming comedy directed by Nelson Hume that has just been screened at the Galway Film Festival and will be shown at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival.
Ms. Aronsons experience in film is extensive. She has worked with Woody Allen on numerous occasions, co-executive producing such films as "Dont Drink The Water," his first foray into television moviemaking; "Bullets Over Broadway," which garnered seven Academy Award nominations and won for Best Supporting Actress; "Mighty Aphrodite," which was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar and "Everyone Says I Love You," his highly lauded musical comedy.
Ms. Aronsons television experience includes at "Saturday Night Live," and "The Robert Klein Comedy Hour," both for NBC. In the world of theatre, Ms. Aronson 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. Prior to coming to Jean Doumanian Productions, Ms. Aronson was Vice President of the Museum of Television and Radio for ten years.