Ashley Brim is an award-winning filmmaker and one of eight directors chosen for the 2018 FOX DIRECTORS LAB. Her latest short film AN ACT OF TERROR, starring Olivia Washington and Tonya Pinkins, premiered in the “Race in America” program at the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville where it won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Short. The film has been screened at 12 festivals this year and was a finalist for the Summer 2017 Roy W. Dean Grant from From the Heart Productions, won the Audience Award for Best Short Film at Richmond International Film Festival, won Best U.S. Short at Catalina Film Festival, and was one of three films nominated for Best Short in the Academy-qualifying competition at BronzeLens Film Festival.
Ashley is a HALF Initiative fellow in the 2017 class of the Ryan Murphy Television Directing Mentorship Program. She was mentored by Dan Minahan during her shadow on AMERICAN CRIME STORY: VERSACE. She has shadowed Lesli Linka Glatter and Michael Cuesta on Emmy-nominated episodes of HOMELAND and Jonathan Frakes on THE GIFTED as a Fox directing fellow. Ashley also recently won the 2018 The Film Empire “Fempire” Filmmaker Competition.
Ashley is based in Los Angeles and currently serves as Assistant Producer on the Showtime series HOMELAND.