Ashley Michel Hoban  

writer | director | producer

Ashley Michel is an award-winning writer, director, and producer. She grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, where she watched too much television. She began her career working in programing departments for several prestigious film festivals, including Tribeca Film Festival and Chicago International Film Festival. She spent her free time making short experimental films in Chicago, Cleveland, and Europe. She eventually relocated to New York City, where she was accepted into the Graduate Department of Film and Television at New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, where she earned her Master’s degree in Film Writing and Directing.


Ashley Michel has written and directed many short films and web series. She is currently finishing post-production on her most recent short film. and is in development on several other projects, including her first feature. She also teaches filmmaking to high school students in NYU’s Summer High School Film Workshop.

She now lives in Brooklyn, where she still watches too much television.