Writer. Producer. Educator
Ashley Flores is an accomplished writer-producer and educational strategist, renowned for her ability to craft narratives that not only entertain but also spark conversation.
With a career marked by versatility and achievement, Ashley has worked with notable production companies including Hello Sunshine, Nickelodeon, and Devon Franklin Entertainment.. In 2021, Ashley was selected as a Producers Guild of America (PGA) Create Fellow. During the program the short film she co-wrote and produced, Esmeralda, was selected to receive a $50K Google grant that supported production. It was executive produced by Powderkeg, Paul Feig's digital content company.
Ashley also produced the award-winning short film, For Rosa. The social justice narrative is inspired by true events surrounding the sterilization of Mexican women in the 1970's. The short premiered on HBO Max in 2021. That same year, Ashley joined the producing team for 'Blippi’s Treehouse' a hugely popular series on Amazon Kids+. Her recent work includes producing a project funded by the Sloan Foundation, which was nominated for an Imagen Award, showcasing her ability to create content that is not only engaging but also recognized for its excellence.
When she is not producing, Ashley is writing. Currently she is working on the draft for her first feature film and TV show pilot. More to come!
Ashley's impact extends beyond the screen into the realm of education. She has consulted and taught at prestigious institutions, including the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she is currently an Adjunct Professor for the prestigious Peter Stark Producing Program. She has combined her industry knowledge with a passion for teaching.
Ashley continues to bridge her storytelling expertise with educational insights, leaving a mark in the entertainment industry and education. Film Independent where she oversees the selection process for the fiction Filmmaker Labs and spearheads Sloan Foundation initiatives.
She earned an M.F.A. from USC's Peter Stark Producing Program and an M.Ed and BFA. from Texas State University. Ashley's South Texas upbringing has influenced her unique storytelling perspective and is currently now residing in Los Angeles, CA,