Ashley is an award-winning journalist/author/blogger who has written for Playboy, Toronto Star, Movie Entertainment, Sports Illustrated, Maclean's and others. He's interviewed various "leaders" in their fields, including: Oscar winners (Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Lawrence, Alicia Vikander, Jane Fonda, Mira Sorvino, Geena Davis, Anthony Hopkins); Grammy winners (Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Ice Cube, Pete Townshend); MVPs in sports (Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Wayne Gretzky, Kobe Bryant); and, business leaders (Amazon's Jeff Bezos). He has an upcoming novel, REJEX, coming out on Pulp Hero Press. And he has written several episodic TV shows, appeared on CNN, and blogged for Mademan, Medium, GritDaily and HuffPost.
“A key to standing out on TikTok for my client Haoran is creating and posting high quality violin performances. Nowadays, artists can post a tune on TikTok to promote themselves rather than spending hundreds or thousands of dollars. Social media, like TikTok, has helped promote artists and has offered a new platform for artists to showcase themselves to the world.”—Syllous Mai
“What makes Haina Zhou an exceptional sound designer is that not only does she possess strong technical capabilities and communication skills, she also has great empathy for the story. With all these qualities combined, she’s able to put creative thoughts into fruition which I truly admire.”—Ana Yang, director of award-winning film, One for Sorrow, Two for Joy (2022)
It's been said that indie films stand up for outsiders, for rebels, and the vulnerable, for the marginalized and also the dreamers and poets.
“While winning a Grammy may be the ultimate achievement for musicians, what truly matters to me is whether my music brings joy and resonates with my audience. It was a truly remarkable experience when I performed ‘Vetrate Di Chiesa’ on piano with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra. The acoustics at the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium were just amazing, allowing the music to indescribably come to life. And the audiences were passionate and engaged. It felt like a real connection between us and them, and the room’s energy was just electric. Being able to play the piano as part of the orchestra was a very unique experience for me.”— Zixiao ‘Sean’ Ye
“It’s such a great time to watch Spurs and that’s all we really want…”