writer | director | producer

Ashley Michel Hoban

Ashley Michel Hoban 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 programming departments for various prestigious film festivals, spending her free time writing and directing short films. She eventually relocated to New York, where she earned her Master's Degree in Writing and Directing from the Graduate Department of Film and Television at New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts. She was recently selected to receive the 2018

Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship.

Ashley Michel has written and directed several short films and web series, and has screened her work internationally. She is currently writing and producing on the SYFY series HAPPY!, based on the hit graphic novel by Grant Morrison.

She is based in New York, where she still watches too much television.