Recent Posts by Ashley Maria

The biggest career challenge…ever

Making Pioneers in Skirts™ has been the biggest career challenge I’ve ever faced – But hey, that’s a statement a first-time feature filmmaker typically would make. Creating a feature documentary film takes an incredible amount of dedication, belief in the film, as well as a business mindset. Most documentaries take years to make, are intended…
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A Content Creator Looks at VR Goggles

Let's begin at the beginning - what is Virtual Reality? In my world, 'Virtual Reality' is considered immersive story: narrative, gaming, interactive, live-action, or animation - that involves the audience, and takes them a major step closer to the story than they ever could when watching on a screen or television. The creator of virtual reality (VR)…
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2015 was a blast!

It's not an easy task, but we have to do it! When you make a social impact film it's important to keep your audience updated, encourage them to get involved, and find ways to reach them in a compelling way. And -- in the end, it turns out to be a true labor of love. Late in…
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My first Virtual Reality video, and it looks amazing!

Before we kicked off the Pioneers in Skirts™ Kickstarter campaign, the marketing team and I worked on strategies to drive up buzz for the film. We planned for articles, blog posts, podcasts, and videos that engaged with people interested in our topic. We planned for social media to play a huge role, too. I've been using Periscope…
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