A Tarheel born and bred

By | August 9th, 2017|POV|

For This Hollywood Director… North Carolina’s Film Industry Is A Call Home Director Ashley Maria is a Tarheel born and bred, but professors and friends both told her the only way to “make it” in film was to be in Hollywood. Determined to succeed, she went west in 2009. Despite her driver’s license reading “California,” Ashley’s blue blood never wavered. When her most recent project, Pioneers in Skirts brought her back to North Carolina for an interview with the UNC women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell in 2013, she saw an opportunity to weave together her two homes. […]