Nathan AshtonNathan Ashton

  • Shoestring

    Respecting the Shoestring

    “Can you make a theatrical feature film for $25K?” This is (basically) the title of a rather long thread on LinkedIn. Here is an excerpt of the kinds of responses…

    Continue Reading
  • MnE_Map

    Reach the World with M&E

    When it comes time to sell your movie you don’t want to be limited to English speaking audiences only. It is true that some countries like Sweden thrive…

    Continue Reading
  • What-Is-Foley

    What is Foley?

    “So… you produce a sophisticated laugh track… Filling in for an audience that isn’t there?” I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I heard my craft…

    Continue Reading
  • AW-Car-poster-shot

    Car Crash – SFX example

    This is simply a before and after comparison of a car driving and crashing sequence from the film  Ace Wonder. Before After

    Continue Reading
  • Pointing-Director-crop

    What I want doesn’t matter

    There are several differences between a professional and an amateur – talent is not one of them. Many amateurs make amazing product. The point I want to touch today is a…

    Continue Reading
  • Portfolio-Squares-GRACIA
  • Portfolio-Squares-CAL
  • Portfolio-Squares-NINA
  • Portfolio-Squares-HEAVENBOUND
  • Portfolio-Squares-POLYCARP
  • Portfolio-Squares-BTM
  • Portfolio-Squares-PRINCESSCUT
  • Portfolio-Squares-BOUND
  • Portfolio-Squares-TEPPANYAKI
  • Portfolio-Squares-HERO
  • Portfolio-Squares-ACE
  • Portfolio-Squares-SEX
  • Portfolio-Squares-WI
  • Portfolio-Squares-RISEN
  • Portfolio-Squares-INDESCRIBABLE
  • Portfolio-Squares-IndoctriNation
  • Portfolio-Squares-PENNY
  • Portfolio-Squares-BETHLEHEM
  • Portfolio-Squares-LEAVEME
  • Portfolio-Squares-PENDRAGON