Ashley C. Battle is a groundbreaking filmmaker and music producer from Chicago, Illinois. Born in Chicago’s south suburbs, Ashley exhibited a love of music and storytelling from an exceptionally young age. Ashley’s passions led her to study audio engineering and music production at The Institute of Production and Recording in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in 2011, Ashley began filming music videos for local Minneapolis talent. These early experiences allowed Ashley to create unique cinematic visuals underlined with her own self-composed, self-produced music.
Ashley began her professional career in 2012. She first worked as a commercial Production Assistant (P.A.) and eventually landed an internship with Schumacher Camera in Chicago.Currently, Ashley works in the camera department for several national commercials, docu-series productions, and scripted projects. Ashley works among the best Directors of Photography (DP’s) in the production industry, while simultaneously directing and shooting quality independent projects for clients nationwide, including Miller Lite and Delta Airlines.
Ashley has worked on projects as either a camera Operator or Assistant Camera for big names such as Fox, Hallmark Channel, HBO, ShowTime, NBC, Nike, Adidas and many more.