Nicholas Jarecki Director

Nicholas Jarecki
Director, writer and producer

Nicholas Jarecki a native New Yorker,. directed the critically acclaimed Showtime documentary The Outsider, featuring James Toback, Woody Allen, Harvey Keitel, Robert Downey, Jr., and Neve Campbell. He co-wrote (with Bret Easton Ellis) and produced the screen adaptation of Ellis’s novel The Informers starring Kim Basinger, Winona Ryder, Billy Bob Thornton, and Mickey Rourke. He is the author of the Doubleday 2002 bestselling book Breaking In: How 20 Film Directors Got Their Start.

Most recently, Nick produced Tyson, the incendiary documentary on the legendary heavyweight.  Tyson won a special jury prize at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for an IFP / Gotham Best Documentary award.  It opened theatrically to critical acclaim.

Filmography Nicholas Jarecki

Arbitrage 2012 (Director, Writer)
The Weight (short) 2009
The Outsider (documentary) 2005