We had the good fortune of connecting with Ashley Nicole and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Ashley, other than deciding to work for yourself, what was the single most important decision you made that contributed to your success?
I think what contributed to my success was my desire to do something for my self, I was nineteen years old at the time when I started making short films and I just felt like it was the right time to do something for myself, something that makes me happy and not bored with my time.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
to start it off, it was not easy at the very beginning simply because I originally started to experiment with my craft when I was a senior in high school but no one was really watching my stuff on my channel so I just deleted everything and figured it wasn’t my time to shine yet. it wasn’t until last year of 2019 when I began to really grow as a filmmaker, but I was still not quite where I wanted to be yet. as of right now, I am very happy where I am currently at in my profession and I cant wait to see what the future holds for me as a filmmaker & director. but with everything that has happened to me this year one lesson that I learned is to be patient and take your time when you’re creating/ working on a project. as for my story I think what I want people to know is that I’ve had my struggles as a kid and as a teenager and its only the beginning for me so there isn’t a story to tell yet.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I personally have never been to LA or California, but if I someone close to me was visiting there I would definitely take them to see the holly wood walk of fame or just take them shopping to all the amazing stores that LA has, I would also like to try the many restaurants as well you know just treat someone to dinner or lunch.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
definitely my Audio and video teacher from high school, I never really payed attention in his class nor did I ever participate in any projects to help with, but I did learn from him and the students that where in that class with me. I’m the type pf person who learns just by watching other work with other people, and I owe my teacher that a well for my fellow classmates! another thing that would be a contribution to my little success would definitely have to be Michael Jackson, even though he’s no longer here with us I can still learn a lot from him and what his creative process was.