RESUME 

 aaron emmanuel ashby 

แอรอน  สุขสบาย

蘇俊明

i'm a black thai boy from north carolina, making movies in california

CONTACT

ashby.aaron@gmail.com

+1 (336) 908-8488

projects 

Virtual Reality

Paper Planes Collective // ocean // 2017 // Writer, Director, Producer

exhibited at NextUp Series at Sundance Film Festival 2018

Paper Planes Collective // RUFF, RUGGED & RAW // 2017 // Writer, Director, Producer

exhibited at RUFF RUGGED& RAW grand opening at ArtShare LA 

Sony Pictures Entertainment // Subject X01 // 2017 // Writer, Director, Producer

USC x Jaunt Studios   //   blacclites  //   2017  //   Writer, Director, Editor

      available on Oculus, HTC Vive, PlaystationVR, Daydream, and Samsung Gear via JAUNT VR

USC x Jaunt Studios //  LEGACY  //   2017  //  Producer​

USC x Jaunt Studios  //   Nightscape   //   2017  //   Producer

      available on Oculus, HTC Vive, PlaystationVR, Daydream, and Samsung Gear via JAUNT VR

USC x Jaunt Studios // Bricolage // 2016 // Director, Producer

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Red Rock Rocket Launch // 2015 // Producer

Film

USC School of Cinematic Arts   //   Sadboy, Starboy   //   2017  //  Writer, Director, DP

USC School of Cinematic Arts   //   blkmas(k), aznmas(c)   //   2016  //  Director, DP

Tatung Technology, Inc.   //  Soccer Party  //   2016  //   Writer, Director, Producer

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Dana's Song // 2015 // Writer, Director

USC School of Cinematic Arts // framePOP! // 2015 // Composer, DP

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Psych Eval // 2015 // Producer
 

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Janice // 2014 // Writer, Director, Producer

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Chaining Day // Writer, Director, Producer

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Print. // 2014 // Writer, Director, Producer

USC School of Cinematic Arts // H.B.D. // 2014 // Writer, Director, Producer

Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project // Posterchild // 2014 // Writer, Producer

 jobs 

 

STRIVR // Associate Producer June 2018 - Present

Coordinate and manage budgeting, scheduling, and logistics on 40+ projects for Fortune 100 clients

Develop and implement processes that foster efficiency and team alignment

BAD ROBOT PRODUCTIONS​ // Rotational Intern Aug 2017 - June 2018

Served in all areas of company operations including film & tv script coverage, floating executive assistance, bespoke handmade products

SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT // Virtual Reality + Innovation Intern May 2017- Aug 2017

Wrote and produced an interactive virtual reality short film in 10 weeks

Collaborated with animators and game developers to integrate 360 video and game engine content

Worked with senior executives in Sony production, interactive, and home entertainment

USC JAUNT CINEMATIC VIRTUAL REALITY LAB // Director/Producer Aug 2016 - May 2017

Awarded over $20,000 in grant funding to lead three VR productions with over 100 crew members

Promoted and piloted first year of cooperative content lab

Published on JAUNT VR platforms for iOS, Oculus, and HTC Vive

智同科技股份有限公司 TATUNG TECHNOLOGY, INC // Film Production & Marketing Intern May - Aug 2016

Wrote, directed, and produced seven short films featuring TTI’s flagship products

Assembled and led 30-member cast and crew across North Carolina, Los Angeles, and Taipei City

BAD HAT HARRY PRODUCTIONS // Film & TV Development Intern Jan - May 2016

Provided administrative support to President and VP of Production by completing script coverage, researching tv/film material, and handling highly sensitive information

​USC RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION // Resident Advisor Aug 2015 - May 2017

Hosted community-building events that nurtured academic interests and fostered cross-cultural exchange or over 40 students
Provide academic, career, and personal mentorship for first-year university students

OFFICE OF LA MAYOR GARCETTI // Assistant to Entrepreneur in Residence May - Aug 2015 

Researched and connected leaders in entertainment, manufacturing, entertainment, food, fashion, and the #Maker Movement with the LA Mayor’s Office 

USC AFRICAN AMERICAN CINEMA SOCIETY // President, Undergraduate Co-Chair Jan 2014 - May 2017 

Fostering a tight-knit professional, cultural, and advocacy network of African American undergraduate and graduate filmmakers and students at USC

Booking and hosting events featuring filmmakers, executives, and entertainment professionals on USC's campus.

JUKEBOX COMMUNITY ART FESTIVAL // Co-Founder, Organizer Aug 2014 - May 2015

Developed a network of multimedia artists to build  community through art and music events hosted at South LA businesses

 education 

USC School of Cinematic Arts // Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film & TV Production may 2017

UNC School of the Arts // School of Filmmaking

july 2010

Skills 

slam poetry

sound design

screen printing

experimental hip hop

adobe premiere pro + illustrator + photoshop

fluent in spanish + conversational in mandarin and thai

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