Ashley Michel Hoban - 2018 Richie Jackson Fellow
Ashley Michel Hoban is an award-winning writer, director, and producer. She grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, where she watched too much television. She began her career working in programming departments for various prestigious film festivals, spending her free time writing and directing short films.
She eventually relocated to New York, where she earned her Master's Degree in Writing and Directing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Ashley Michel has written and directed several short films and web series, and has screened her work internationally. She is currently writing and producing on the SYFY series HAPPY!, based on the hit graphic novel by Grant Morrison. She is based in New York, where she still watches too much television.