Henry Joost & Ariel (Rel) Schulman
Henry and Rel are a directing and writing team, producers and best friends. They founded the New York City production company Supermarché in 2007.
They are currently set to direct POWER, written by Mattson Tomlin, for Netflix in 2018. They are also writing and directing an adaptation of Capcom's MEGA MAN for 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment. They also wrote and are attached to direct an adaptation of Edward Abbey's novel THE MONKEY WRENCH GANG, to be produced by Ed Pressman and Gary Burden.
They directed two films in 2016 -- NERVE, a summer hit released by Lionsgate, starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco, and VIRAL, a low budget horror movie with Blumhouse starring Sofia Black-D'Elia and Analeigh Tipton.
They also executive produced the 2016 Sundance Film Festival hit WHITE GIRL, directed by Elizabeth Wood, which was picked up by Netlfix and released theatrically in September.
Their first feature documentary, CATFISH, premiered at the Sundance film festival where it received critical acclaim and went on to a nationwide release in Fall 2010.
Their next feature, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 3, released by Paramount Pictures in 2011, opened to rave reviews and is the second highest grossing horror opening in history. Their second film in the franchise, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4 was released in October, 2012. The two combined have grossed $350 million dollars.
Henry and Rel are also Executive Producers on CATFISH the TV SHOW, and have directed dozens of commercials and short films including, A BRIEF HISTORY OF JOHN BALDESSARI, narrated by Tom Waits, which has been screened at over 100 film festivals worldwide. Their 2011 Google commercial DEAR SOPHIE was named Time Magazine's Best Commercial of the Year. They have also made a number of short films for Vogue Magazine starring Lena Dunham, Margot Robbie, and Elle Fanning, accumulating over 10 million views.