Ashley Avis is an American director, screenwriter, and producer of three feature films and over 100 commericals and branded content spots to date.

Ashley’s work has been called "timelessly romantic" (White Lies Magazine), "innocent, blending innocence with seduction" (Red Hot Society), and “elegantly sensual” (Elite Daily).

In 2016, Ashley had her feature film debut with DESERTED, an artistic psychological survival story that she also wrote, starring Mischa Barton, Winter Ave Zoli, and Jake Busey. The film was edited by Oscar nominated Douglas Crise (Birdman, Babel).

Her second feature, the coming of age story ADOLESCENCE starring India Eisley, Tommy Flanagan, Elisabeth Rohm and Jere Burns will be released in the fall of 2018.

Her next film projects include writing and directing the modern day reprisal of BLACK BEAUTY for Constantin Film, the tragic love story TRANCAS by Lem Dobbs (Romancing the Stone, The Limey), the inspirational true story of Olympic 800 meter runner Prince Mumba, entitled 800 to be produced by Cary Granat (Chronicles of Narnia), and a sci-fi thriller with David Winkler / Winkler Films.

Commercially she is known for her long form narrative work, and has directed projects for clients like Coca Cola, Red Bull, Footlocker, Mercedes-Benz, Pfizer, The Cali Group, and Miso Robotics (her spots for the AI robot "Flippy" have been featured on The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, TechCrunch and more, garnering more than 1 billion impressions). In 2016, she won the Mercedes-Benz Award for an auto-fashion fusion spot called BESPOKE in Cape Town. She is also an editor, cutting the vast majority of her commerical work.

Ashley is the co-founder of Winterstone Pictures, and lives in Los Angeles near the ocean with her husband and producing partner, Edward Winters.