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Ashley Brim is a photographer turned award-winning filmmaker and a producer on the Showtime series HOMELAND. Her latest short film AN ACT OF TERROR, starring Olivia Washington and Tonya Pinkins, premiered in the “Race in America” program at the 30th Annual Virginia Film Festival alongside several award-winning films, including Spike Lee’s 4 LITTLE GIRLS, and Ezra Edelman’s O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA, and won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Short. Since then it has screened in Academy-qualifying competitions and festivals around the world, winning many awards including Best U.S. Short at Catalina Film Festival and Best Short at Oakland Short Film Fest.
Ashley was one of 8 directors chosen for the 2018 FOX DIRECTORS LAB and a 2017 HALF Initiative fellow in 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 won the 2018 Film Empire “Fempire” Filmmaker Competition.
Ashley is currently prepping THE GOLDFISH, a proof of concept short for her first feature. THE GOLDFISH recently won the grand prize in the New Orleans Film Festival Screenplay Competition and was a Second Rounder at the 2019 Austin Film Festival. She lives in LA.
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