Aaron Ryder is one of the industry's leading and most prolific producers working today. He recently formed Ryder Picture Company a film and television production company with a first look deal with MGM Studios. Formerly, as one of the founding members of FilmNation Entertainment, Ryder contributed to the company's creative direction and success. Ryder's impressive credits include Christopher Nolan's runaway indie hit "Memento" (2000), "The Prestige" (2006), "The Mexican (2001) and the cult sci-fi thriller "Donnie Darko" (2001) which starred Jake Gyllenhaal in his first major lead role. He went on to produce Jeff Nichols's "Mud" (2013), Denis Villeneuve's Academy Award-winning, science fiction epic "Arrival" (2016) and "The Founder" (2016), directed by John Lee Hancock and starring Michael Keaton. More recent films produced include Apple's WWII hit "Greyhound" (2020) starring Tom Hanks, the award-winning film "Pieces of a Woman" (2020), Lisa Joy's feature directorial debut "Reminiscence" (2021) starring Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson, "The Good House" (2021) with Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline and Amazon's film "The Map of Tiny Perfect Things" (2021). "Misanthrope" starring Shailene Woodley is currently in post-production and expected to be released in 2022.