Aaron Schnobrich is an entrepreneur, creative producer, filmmaker and 2016 Berlin Fellow. His undergraduate work at Chapman University is in writing and directing and he holds an MBA from WGU Nevada with an emphasis in strategy. He has an extensive background in feature film, commercial, and documentary creation. He worked for Fox Searchlight in finance before leaving to acquire technical experience in feature film and television production. Both the Pulitzer and Sundance Institutes have recognized his work and he’s created film and designed business or brand strategies in more than 20 countries.
Aaron is an NGO consultant with film, technology, health-care, and CSEC experience. For the past 10 years he has served in various positions within CSEC NGO’s engaged in the fight against child exploitation. He understands diverse funding streams, budget oversight, team management and executive leadership strategy.
The first feature film he co-produced was the 2013 feature film This Is Martin Bonner that premiered at Sundance and won the Film Independent John Cassavetes award in 2014. He also produced the feature MA, which premiered at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. MA received the Breakthrough Audience Award at AFI and the Independent Vision award at the Sarasota Film Festival. His short format work includes the film Marathon and the Icelandic co-production Ungar (Cubs), which won FlickerFest, the European Independent Film Festival, and premiered domestically at SXSW.
Aaron is the founder of Wonder Street, a feature film production company & Wellpage.
Current | Board Member & Executive Team – Ho‘ola Na Pua
Current | CEO Wonder Street – seethewonder.com
Current | President Wellpage – Wellpage.com
Fellowships & Summits
Berlinale Talents | Berlin, Germany
Sundance Producing Summit | Park City, Utah