ASHLEY PEGG

“Ashley’s big asset is the easy, relaxed and affectionate way he approaches
and films his protagonists. I imagine that it must be very pleasurable to be filmed by him.”

Kim Longinotto, director.

“Ashley shows real discipline as a filmmaker.”
Christopher Hird, Dartmouth Films.

“A gem of an observational documentary.”
Roger Graef, Films of Record.

Ashley Pegg is an award-winning documentary and fiction director. He won an Arts & Humanities Research Council Scholarship to study an MA at the National Film and Television School. He won Best First Time Director at the Canada International Film Festival 2014 for his short fiction Reflections, also selected for the Zagreb Film Festival, London Short Film Festival and many others. He was shortlisted for a prestigious Grierson Award in 2013 for his film Last Chance, and his short Justice was nominated Best Short at the London Short Film Festival 2013. He was selected for the BFI documentary mentoring in 2013, and he was shortlisted for BFI Flare mentoring 2015. He was one of eight writer/directors selected for Screen Yorkshire’s Triangle scheme 2014. Ashley won the Best Mentor Award 2014 from the Prince’s Trust for mentoring young people. He is currently working with Christopher Hird at Dartmouth Films to develop documentary projects.