Fiona Ashe of FlasheForward Films Ltd. has a slate of projects in development.
Beneath The Surface
Feature film: biographical journalism drama. Director/Screenwriter: Fiona Ashe.
The shine comes off gold medals when a journalist scratches beneath the surface of elite sport in Ireland.
Status: proof-of-concept, pitch deck and treatment available.
Feature film: psychological thriller. Director: Fiona Ashe. Writer: Dee Chilton.
* WINNER of the ‘NEW BLOOD’ Competition, SEMIFINALIST in the ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS IN SCREENWRITING, + 12 more script competition wins/placements/selections *
A traumatised Navy Officer battles for her sanity and her life when she’s attacked by unidentified assailants aboard a dark, desolate warship where she killed four of her crew, including her former lover.
Status: script available.
TV drama series: crime thriller. Directors: Maurice Sweeney, Fiona Ashe. Writer: Paul FitzSimons.
* Selected for SITGES ONLINE PITCHBOX 2021: SCRIPTED SERIES *
When a celebrated rugby player is killed on Dublin’s most fashionable road, investigative journalist Claire Goodwin comes up against its powerful and sinister residents. She soon finds everything hanging in the balance – her career, her family, her life.
Status: pilot script and series bible available.
Cracks In The Ice
Feature film: thriller. Writer/Director: Fiona Ashe.
* QUARTERFINALIST, ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS IN SCREENWRITING *
In 1999, Lexie Turner, a daring New York journalist, haunted by her failure to save a girl from rape and murder during the Rwandan genocide, returns to Africa – this time to war-torn Sierra Leone – in the hope of breaking a society-changing story to purge her guilt. She discovers the corrupt, megalomaniac President of neighboring Liberia is brutalizing Sierra Leone’s population and stealing blood diamonds to fund a major terror attack against the US. To silence Lexie permanently, the President lays a lethal trap by kidnapping her cameraman’s 10-year-old daughter. Lexie must choose between risking her life to save the girl or breaking the story to save her country.
Battle For Life
Short film: drama. Writer/Director: Fiona Ashe. Producers: Fiona Ashe, Lana Turianska, Paul FitzSimons.
An Irish couple, whose 8-months-pregnant Ukrainian surrogate Lyudmyla is trapped in Mariupol when Russia invades, must get Lyudmyla and their unborn twins to safety.
Status: script, pitch deck and look book available.
Click here to listen to a radio interview with director/screenwriter Fiona Ashe about ‘Battle For Life’.
A Christmas Gift
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