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A New York native, twenty-five year old Nicholas Jarecki is the author of the 2001 Doubleday book Breaking In: How 20 Film Directors Got Their Start. A graduate of NYU film school, Jarecki has directed several music videos and commercials. The Outsider (2005) is his first feature film.

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Trivia (2)

Author of "Breaking In: How 20 Film Directors Got Their Start"
Brother of Andrew Jarecki and Eugene Jarecki

Personal Quotes (14)

I loved films of the '70s with those antihero protagonists who you don't know if you can get behind because their behavior is really questionable.
I spent 12 years doing different things in film trying to figure out the story I wanted to tell.
Doing anything on a movie at Sundance is great.
I keep a list of everyone I've ever met.
I think that people need to become more educated about money. We need to stop creating systems that benefit only the most-cutthroat sharks.
When you're editing the film, you use a temp track. So you're putting music in there for a rough cut to keep track of what's going on. It can be a hindrance if wrong, it can be an enormous asset if you get it right.
Writing and directing your own film, for me, has been the best experience of my life.
Some people are in positions of power, and when incentives go haywire, we are all human and it's easy to make mistakes. I am not saying everybody is Bernie Madoff.
I've written plenty of scripts that sucked.
Feature filmmaking is a different kind of complication as documentary comes in the editing room.
Why is the public so interested in movies about the wealthy? My answer is that Shakespeare wrote about kings. That's where the action is. And it's the classic, cathartic thing. You get to indulge in a lifestyle you're not part of, a tragic error leads to a downfall, and you get to say, 'Thank God I'm not him.'
Aristotle wrote the 'Poetics' 2,400 years ago. It's really an instruction manual for aspiring filmmakers. It's as valid today as it was then.
I think that ultimately any effective drama or tragedy tries to put you as much as it can into the protagonist's shoes.
My dad used to sell a type of commodity contract. It was so complicated, he was certain his sales people didn't understand what they were selling.

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