Taylor Ashton

  • Assistant Director/ Film Maker.
  • Tasmania
  • Apr 18, 2019
contract Art department Assistant director Runner Special effects/pyrotechnics/stunts

Experience - brief overview of your professional skills

Graduated from SAE creative institute in 2014, won 'Most Creative Student' Award. Completed internships with Golden Duck Productions (Splendour in the Grass 2013, best of the fest coverage) and Big Picture productions (2013 Byron Bay Bluesfest, big screen camera operator).

Completed several short films, one international (my Rode Reel), two of which won awards and received other nominations. In these films I fulfilled several roles including Director, Writer, Gaffer, Camera operator, Art department.

Gaffer and Camera assistant for 'Trench' (Cinema Viscera, 2018.), feature Length.

Writer, Director, Editor for 'Love your Guts' advertising campaign (coming Winter 2019).

Credit/work experience (at least 1 professional, paid screen credit)

Apr 2016 - Jun 2016 Cinema Viscera

Independent film shot in Melbourne 2016 (premiered 2018). Multiple locations, majority of which were inside, on location. Film noir style mystery/ comedy. High contrast, noir lighting, shot black and white. An homage to Bogart, female lead, set in current day Melbourne.


Bachelor of Digital Film Production
Jun 2011 - Dec 2013 SAE Institute



Youtube examples of your work

Equipment, facilities and services

- Mac pro (2013), Adobe Creative Cloud.

- Sony a7iii.

- Prop making and special effects makeup.