Ashley Maynor is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, and librarian. She produced the critically-acclaimed feature film Something, Anything (2014 New York Times Critics’ Pick) and the ITVS co-production Quick Feet, Soft Hands, starring Greta Gerwig, both written and directed by Paul Harrill. She also produced writer/director Cameron Nelson’s forthcoming debut feature, Some Beasts (2013 US-in-Progress selection; 2014 IFP Narrative Lab). 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.
She is a past recipient of the Sundance Institute's Sheila C. Johnson Creative Producing Fellowship and her work has also been supported by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the Austin Film Society, and the Southern Humanities Media Fund. She is co-founder of Self-Reliant Film, a company that supports regional, DIY, and personal filmmaking.