AJ Schnack (left) and Michael Azerrad at the 2007 Seattle International Film Festival
AJ Schnack is an independent filmmaker. He directed Kurt Cobain: About a Son, which premiered at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. His first feature film was a documentary about the Brooklyn-based band They Might Be Giants titled Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns).
In late 2007, he founded the Cinema Eye Honors, an award for nonfiction filmmaking that was first presented at the IFC Center in New York City on March 18, 2008.
Schnack writes the film blog All these wonderful things, which focuses on news related to nonfiction or documentary filmmaking.