Nathan AshtonNathan Ashton

  • Benching our Preconceptions

    I live straddling a divide. One foot is in the independent film world. The other is in Hollywood. If you look at this web site, you may come…

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  • A Ninja’s Portfolio

    There are 6 ninjas in this picture… and only one is attacking with a sword.   My job as a Foley Artist / Sound Editor is to create seamless…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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