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Occupation  film producer
Ex-spouse  Laurie Nehmen
Role  Film producer
Name  Austin Stark
Years active  2003-present

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Born  May 31, 1979 (age 36) (1979-05-31)
Movies  The Runner, Detachment, Happythankyouplease, Peter and Vandy
Similar People  Chris Papavasiliou, Fredric Lehne, Ciera Payton, Bryan Batt, Lara Grice

Austin Stark (born May 31, 1979) is an American film producer, writer, and director. He is one of the founding partners of Paper Street Films, a film production and finance company based in New York City.


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He began his career working with Academy Award winning producer Martin Richards (Chicago).

His movie credits as a producer include:
- Infinitely Polar Bear (2015), starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana;
- Hello I Must Be Going (2012), nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival;
- Tony Kaye's Detachment (2011), starring Adrien Brody; Happythankyoumoreplease (2010), winner of the Audience Award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival;
- Werner Herzog's My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done? (2009);
- Peter and Vandy (2009), nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.

Stark made his writing and directorial debut with The Runner (2015), a political drama that follows a Louisiana congressman in the aftermath of the 2010 BP Oil Spill. The movie stars Nicolas Cage, Sarah Paulson, Connie Nielsen, and Peter Fonda. It was released in select theaters nationwide on August 7, 2015 by Alchemy.

Personal life

Stark is a graduate of Georgetown University.


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