BIO:

Aaron is currently the Director of Audio Visual at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Vice Chairman of the Board at Ideas Beyond Borders, on the Board of Directors at 3-Legged Dog Media + Theater Group, and a freelance Producer. Current Producer credits include, Think Inc.’s new documentary, ISLAM AND THE FUTURE OF TOLERANCE, featuring Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz. The full feature documentary is directed by Jay Shapiro, co-directed by Desh Amila, and Produced by Desh Amila, Suzi Jamil, and Aaron Louis. Past Producer credits include a co-production with BAM and WNYC for RadioLoveFest entitled ISLAMOPHOBIA: A CONVERSATION, a panel debate moderated by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer. Aaron was formerly the Producing Director at 3LD Art & Technology Center where credits include 3LD’s co-production with The Public Theater of THE HUMAN SCALE, written/performed by Pulitzer Prize-winning Lawrence Wright, directed by Oskar Eustis (2010 New Yorker Festival); MAKING UP THE TRUTH, written/performed by “This American Life” regular Jack Hitt; SPY GARBO, the Drama Desk-nominated off-Broadway production directed by Kevin Cunningham; and the off-Broadway run of Marielle Heller’s THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, directed by Sarah Cameron Sunde and Rachel Eckerling, now a major motion picture. Other credits include 3LD’s video design and installation in The Modern Woman gallery at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and video design and installation for Lady Gaga at the New Museum. Aaron is also the author of a number of books including the 2003 novel, “Things That Hang From Trees” and the 2006 Aviles Street Productions screenplay adaptation. The film premiered in New Directors/New Films and SXSW and won “Best Film” in Corto Imola International Film Festival (Bologna, Italy) and “Best American Independent” in Troia International Film Festival. (Lisbon, Portugal) and was distributed by Radio London Films in 2007. Aaron began his career as a musician, and after several years as the principal singer/songwriter for the eleven-piece acoustic punk band, DANDELION WINE, he went on to release a solo album called IF SO on Cell Records/Tropia in 2000. Aaron was the in-house booking agent for four live music venues in central Florida: Up & Atom, Black-Eyed Susan, The Main Street Pier, and The Underground, producing over 1000 shows with regional and national bands. Aaron was also the owner of Galaxie 500, a live music venue and performance space in northern Florida. Aaron currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.