Ashley Kennedy

Posts by Ashley Kennedy

  • Advice from some top filmmakers on how to succeed in show business.

    How to Excel in Film (According to Successful Filmmakers)

    December 22, 2016

    This year, I’ve had the great fortune of holding in-depth Skype interviews with many talented filmmakers.   I’ve talked with directors, producers, editors, cinematographers and film composers working in narrative, documentary, commercial and corporate industries and then curated these conversations by topic in my LinkedIn Learning weekly series, Filmmaking Forum...

  • Making a Documentary About Changing Views on Veterans Changed Me, Too

    November 11, 2016

    I lay silently in my one-person tent as massive artillery shells blasted in the distance.  I listened to the “fshooop!” as each launched, and the booming thump as each struck the ground.   I tried to pass the time by counting the seconds between the release and impact, when my breath suddenly caught sharply in my throat. The final shell — which seemed much...