About the Director

Aron Ranen has been producing/directing documentaries and television since 1973. Recent awards include a Golden Cine Eagle and two fellowships from the National Endowment for Arts.

Did We Go? was selected for the 2000 "New Documentary Series" Museum of Modern Art, NYC, the 2000 Dallas Video Festival Awards and the 2001 Digital Video Underground Festival in San Francisco

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Did We Go? In the Press:

Other Awards for Aron Ranen's documentary work:

  • Selected for the 1989 Berlin Film Festival,
  • Selected for the 1988 World Wide Video Festival (Holland),
  • Honorable mention 1987 Atlanta Film Festival,
  • Selected for the Exhibition 1987 The New Museum of Art, NYC,
  • Selected for the 1986 World Wide Video Festival (Holland),
  • Selected for the 1986 National Video Festival (American Film Institute),
  • One of Ten Juried Selections 1984 San Francisco Video Festival,
  • Honorable Mention 1984 Atlanta Film Festival,
  • Northeast Winner Documentary 1983 National Video Festival (American Film Institute),
  • 1981 Honorable Mention American Film Festival NYC
  • Selected for the 2002' Tiburon film festival
  • Selected for the 2002' New Port Beach film festival
  • Winner best short documentary 2002' San Francisco Independent film festival


  • 1998 Commission University of Cincinnati State of Ohio
  • 1986 Recipient Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1985 Recipient Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1985 Commission Long Beach Museum of Art (Open Channels)
  • 1982 Commission WGBY TV (PBS) a part of the WGBH Foundation National Television

Freelance Credits:

  • 1999-2000 Camera/Field Director E! Entertainment Television
  • 1994-1999 Camera/Field Producer Inside Edition & American Journal (King World)
  • 1993-1994 Camera/Director/Producer National PBS Television "The 90's"
  • 1988-1995 Camera/Director/Producer National Fox Television Network Programs