Meet the Man Who Gave “Black Swan” Wings

“I would certainly not be in film,” Aronofsky jokes as he grasps for an alternate ending. “I probably would have started Facebook.”

It’s typical to see career-long pairings of director and actors (Scorsese and De Niro), or directors and producers (the Coen Brothers). It’s more rare to see a director cling to his effects man, as Aronofsky does with Schrecker (left), his friend since college who has done graphics, effects, title design, or post-production work on all of Aronofsky’s films–Pi (which was filmed at Schrecker’s mother’s Upper West Side apartment), Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler, and now, Black Swan, which opens nationwide Dec. 22, and has been nominated for both Golden Globe and SAG awards…..

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