PICK A COLOR
a short film
Written, Directed & Produced by Andrea ashton
Two young sisters. One repulsive houseguest. Some truly inappropriate behavior. You be the judge.
academy-award qualifying with film negative archived at the academy by their request
Audience Award for Best Short - Brooklyn International Film Festival
Best Screenplay - Brooklyn International Film Festival
Best Drama - Los Angeles International Short Film Festival
Gold Special Jury Award - Worldfest Houston
Honorable Mention (Fiction) - New York Expo of Short Film and Video
Certificate of Award in Screenwriting - First Run Film Festival
Finalist in the Nat'l Short Film & Video CompetitioN - USA Film Festival/Dallas
Official Selection at the Austin Film Festival, USA Film Festival, Hawaii Int’l Film Festival, Washington DC Int’l Film Festival, 1 Reel Film Festival, Nickel Independent Film Festival and many more.
a DIGITAL series pilot
directed by andrea ashton
A teenage girl forced into therapy she doesn’t need by her overbearing mother tempts her lonely therapist until he violates everything he believes… with bizarre consequences neither of them could have imagined.
sponsored by sony
nearly 40,000 YouTube views
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THE LAST/FIRST KISS
A SHORT FILM
DIRECTED & PRODUCED BY ANDREA ASHTON
Two strangers meet: she, on the eve of marrying the only man she has ever been intimate with, he, a smooth-talking charmer with an electric smile. As the words fly, so too do the sparks, and soon only one question remains unanswered.
WINNER 2ND PLACE HONORS - THE TEXAS BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
OFFICIAL SELECTION AT THE QTEXAS BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, BERMUDA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, SAN FRANCISCO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL, PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORTSFEST, URBAN SUBURBAN FILM FESTIVAL, URBAN VICTORY ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL, MARTHA'S VINEYARD AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL, URBANWORLD FILM FESTIVAL, REEL SISTERS OF THE DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL & LECTURE SERIES
A feature screenplay (THRILLER)
WRITTEN BY ANDREA ASHTON
After a car accident strands a lonely young mother and her troubled date deep in the Pacific Northwest wilderness, he tries to rape her. She escapes into the woods only to find she must partner with her attacker to survive.
Finalist for Film Independent's Screenwriting Lab
Finalist in the Moondance International Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Semi-Finalist in the Circus Road and Creative World Awards Screenwriting Contests
Quarterfinalist in the Cynosure, Story Pros, and WriteMovies Screenplay Contests
WHEN JOY FELL
A FEATURE SCREENPLAY (DARK romantic COMEDY)
WRITTEN BY ANDREA ASHTON
A cheerless workaholic’s attempt to mercy kill her ailing grandfather goes spectacularly wrong when his easygoing caregiver Kyle takes the euthanasia pill instead. Overwhelmed with guilt, Joy dives down a rabbit-hole in New York City on a 24-hour quest for a cure while also giving Kyle the best last day of his life (just in case!).
1 of 8 projects selected for nywift’s 2019 From Script to Pre-Production lab