About Ashley Maria

Ashley Maria is the director, producer and co-writer for the feature documentary Pioneers in Skirts. Based in Los Angeles, California, Ashley is known for her work as a writer and director of films and immersive video content. You can find out more here: www.ashley-maria.com.
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What’s a Pioneer?

By |2020-05-29T13:41:34-04:00September 15th, 2019|Announcements|

Pioneers in Skirts is an investigative journey of trying to understand why women often face more of an uphill battle in their careers vs their male counterparts. We spent 4 years filming character-driven stories where people confront and work to resolve this issue.

Each is a pioneer for change.

A Pioneer — at its core, is […]

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Day 1: feeling so little and yet so BIG

By |2019-06-18T14:31:08-04:00March 13th, 2019|Announcements|

Is it possible to feel so small yet so large all at the same time? If it is, then that was me on Monday as I walked into the United Nations General Assembly.

The UN’s Commission on the Status of Women promotes women’s rights and documents the reality of women’s lives throughout the world. It also […]

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Pioneer for Change: behind the scenes

By |2020-03-22T21:15:07-04:00February 1st, 2019|Announcements|

During the Summer of 2018, we were in the midst of fine-tuning every moment of our film, Pioneers in Skirts. We were focused on every detail – all the way from someone’s title card to a shot that may be just a little too shaky. So, when Vince Gonzales, owner of VinPix […]

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Thank you to the people behind the scenes

By |2019-05-17T09:08:24-04:00November 22nd, 2018|Announcements|

Sometimes it’s hard for people who don’t work in the film industry to fathom just how much work goes into making a feature film. There is an army of people (a crew) needed to put their skills, hard work, and support into crafting this film.

As we fast approach the premiere of Pioneers in Skirts, we […]

Podcast: Success Unscrambled

By |2019-05-18T08:42:24-04:00August 6th, 2018|Announcements, In the News|

Alvern Bullard, the Success Unscrambled podcaster in Ireland, interviewed me about the film. Oh my gosh, this podcast was such a fun experience!!

Click to hear how the movie came about, the top lessons we learned from the experts we spoke to, and how and where we […]

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