Mollye Asher

Adjunct Instructor

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Mollye Asher is a New York-based producer​ ​and multiple Independent Spirit Award nominee. With​ ​a​ ​keen eye for​ auteur talent, she has produced films that have premiered at the top film festivals worldwide, garnering some of their most prestigious awards. Most notably, she produced the 2014 SXSW Grand Jury Prize winner, "Fort Tilden" (MGM/Orion), by writer/ director team, Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, Anja Marquardt’s "She’s Lost Control" (Berlinale, CICAE Award, Monument Releasing), and "Songs My Brothers Taught Me" (Sundance, Cannes, Kino Lorber) by Chloé Zhao. Most recently, Asher produced Zhao's sophomore feature, "The Rider," which premiered in the 2017 Directors Fortnight at Cannes where it took home the top prize and was sold to Sony Pictures Classics. Asher is a recent Sundance Catalyst fellow, an alumna of the Film Independent Producing Lab, IFP’s Narrative Lab, and she earned her MFA from NYU’s Graduate Film program.


Introduction to Producing