Ashley Maynor is a Tennessee-based filmmaker and producer. She produced the ITVS co-production Quick Feet, Soft Hands, starring Greta Gerwig, and the forthcoming feature,Something, Anything, both written and directed by Paul Harrill. Her most recent film as director is the documentary For Memories’ Sake, which has screened at the Library of Congress, the Nashville Film Festival, the Maryland Film Festival, and on the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, among other venues. A native of Joelton, Tennessee, Maynor has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech and her work has been supported by the Southern Humanities Media Fund and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
In addition to her own film work, Maynor is also engaged with building communities through video partnerships, empowering youth and communities to tell their own stories as the co-founder and program director of the Blacksburg Stories Youth Video Workshop. Maynor has also taught workshops as a video facilitator for Scribe Video Center’s Precious Places Project and as a guest artist in the Arts Council of the Blue Ridge’s Artists in Schools program.
Maynor was named the 2012-13 Sheila C. Johnson Fellow with the Sundance Creative Producing Lab and Fellowship.