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Fiona Ashe

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EmailDirector@FionaAshe.com
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Biography
Fiona Ashe is an award-winning Director and Screenwriter, who specialises in political thrillers and social reality. She reached the Quarterfinals of the prestigious Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting 2016 with her debut feature screenplay ‘Cracks in the Ice’, which explores how blood diamonds funded the 9/11 attacks. Fiona is also a Script Editor, having completed training with the Script Factory (UK) and the BBC. She was a Script Reader for Northern Ireland Screen 2013–2014.
Credits
Film:

Director / Co-Writer / Producer / Editor, ‘Shades of Gray'. “Very well directed” – Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Jim Sheridan.

Director / Co-editor, ‘Rapunzel – The Blonde Years’. >730,000 views on Screen Ireland’s Virtual Cinema YouTube channel!

Director / Director of Photography / Co-Editor, ‘Save Tara Valley’.

Director / Director of Photography / Producer, ‘I Love You Suzie'.

Director / Writer / Producer / Co-Editor, ‘Look My Way’.

Director / Editor /Director of Photography / Producer, ’24-Hour Universal Design Challenge’.
TV:

Director (segments), ‘How Healthy Are You?’ Producer, TV3 News, TV3 Ireland.

Producer, 'The Week In Review', TV3 Ireland.
In Development:

'Cracks In The Ice' — a political thriller which explores how blood diamonds funded the 9/11 attacks.

'Dark Road' — a TV drama series about illegal clinical trials, which lead to cover ups and murder.

'Sequelae'  — a feature film about a bullying victim's critical-moment choice between revenge and forgiveness.
Awards:

Quarterfinalist, Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting 2016 with 'Cracks In The Ice'.

Best Screenplay Award for 'Cracks In The Ice', International Film Festival Ireland 2011.

Best Film Noir Award for 'Shades of Gray', New York International Independent Film & Video Festival 2003.
Qualifications:

Graduate of The Professional Screenwriting Program, ScreenwritingU, Los Angeles.

Diploma in Advanced Film Directing, New York Film Academy.

Script Editing, BBC, UK.