PRODUCER, VIDEOGRAPHER & WRITER

FACTUAL CONTENT

Ashley Renders is a producer, videographer and writer living in Toronto. She is currently a production coordinator at Associated Producers Ltd. where she is coordinating shoots in West and Central Africa involving dozens of people. Previously, she was the associate producer on a documentary series for CBC, to be released in 2020.

She is also a certified Advanced RPAS pilot, giving her the ability to fly drones throughout Canada.Having acquired her production skills in the field, Ashley is a quick learner who can master any production task that is thrown her way.

She has extensive experience with script writing, field production, production coordinating, scheduling, hiring and directing talent, interviewing and storytelling. She has produced content for VICE, CBC, Toronto International Film Festival and National Post.

In 2014, she was a Global Journalism Fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and she holds a master’s degree in Conflict Studies and Human Rights from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Since 2018, she has taken courses on cinematography, lighting and sound to enhance her production skills. Ashley speaks English and French fluently.

Ashley Renders

Education

GLOBAL JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP

Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

2014 - 2015

MASTER OF ARTS, CONFLICT STUDIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Utrecht University

2009 - 2010

BACHELOR OF ARTS, POLITICAL SCIENCE

Western University

2004 - 2008

Skills

Videography

Drone Piloting

Production Coordinating

Editing

Scriptwriting

Interviewing

Research

Budgets

Travel

Writing Articles

Production

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Associated Producers Ltd.

ENSLAVED: The Slave Trade as Told From the Ocean Floor

2019

 ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

VICE Canada x CBC

Good People

2018


DIRECTOR / PRODUCER

L'Oréal Paris x TIFF

Share Her Journey

2018 

LIVE PRODUCER

Toronto International Film Festival

2017-2019

TIFF Live from the Red Carpet Presented by Hudson's Bay Company 

NATIONAL VIDEO PRODUCER

Postmedia

2018

Various Short Documentaries

  ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

VICE Canada

Daily VICE

2015-2016

Print

 

CANADIAN MINING COMPANIES ARE SUING DEVELOPING COUNTRIES FOR BILLIONS OF DOLLARS

National Observer

https://www.nationalobserver.com/2018/04/10/news/canadian-corporations-are-suing-developing-countries-billions-dollars

 

CHARITABLE ROYALTY RATES: HOW THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES COULD BE AS RICH AS DUBAI

VICE News

https://news.vice.com/en_ca/article/wjzpx4/canadas-north-has-some-of-the-worlds-most-charitable-royalty-rules-for-mining-firms

 

TRADED FOR GOLD: HOW CANADIAN CAPITAL WON OVER SYRIZA

Briarpatch Magazine

https://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/traded-for-gold

 

BIG OIL FIRMS ACCUSED OF CHEATING ON ROYALTIES LEAD FIGHT TO LIMIT US DISCLOSURE RULES

Thomson Reuters Foundation

http://news.trust.org//item/20140513082534-hupqw/?source=spotlight

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