Ashley Violet


About me

I am a videographer and editor who enjoys connecting with people, and beautifully crafting their stories. Over the past 16 months as the digital series director at RTR Media I shot and edited over 260 high quality lifestyle videos covering design, beauty, cooking, and fitness. I am engaged with the digital audience and continue to adapt and learn from the evolving online landscape. Now I am looking for a creative team to find and tell new stories with in innovative and inspiring ways.


  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Communication
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Cinematography
  • Video Editor
  • Camera Operating
  • Adobe Premier
  • Web Video Production
  • Social Digital Trends



Documentary Media

Ryerson University

Aug 2010 - Jul 2012
  • The documentary media program included the study of historical and present documentary mediums, practices, and ethics. The program included photography, film, and multimedia documentary research and execution. In addition to academic study of art and documentary, the program included practical courses in production from research and pre-production to editing and exhibition.


Arts with Honours in Communications

University of Ottawa

Aug 2004 - May 2008
  • A practical and philosophical education in communication from film theory and semiotics to cultural studies and the ethics of surveillance. My courses also included learning Photoshop and film production.



Royal Reel

  • Canada International Film Festival Royal Reel Award Winner for 'Improbable Water Stories' in the Feature Documentary Category


Official Selection - Muskoka Independent Film Festival