Stacey Ashworth is a Canadian screenwriter, director, and script / story analyst currently living in British Columbia. By 2012 she had completed both her BFA in creative writing at the University of Victoria, and her MFA in screenwriting at the University of Texas at Austin. Her work has won awards, as well as made the top 12% of the Nicholl Fellowship both in 2011 and 2013.
Stacey has had her work optioned in Los Angeles, as well as in Victoria, where she’s currently in post-production on her second short film, COLD CAMPING, starring Erin Keller and Randall Carnell. Her short film, NO BREATH PLAY, which she wrote, directed and produced premiered at the Portland Film Festival in 2015, as well as won the Metropol Audience Award for Best Short at the Victoria Film Festival. She wrote the short film, BEAUTIFUL, RADIANT THINGS, which premiered at Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), and also aided rewrites on the Student Academy Award nominated short, THE MIDWIFE’S HUSBAND.
Her script / story analyst experience extends to reading scripts for Sundance in preparation for their 2014 Screenwriters Lab, for indie producers in Los Angeles, acting as a marking consultant for the University of Victoria’s Writing Department, as well as teaching screenwriting at the University of Texas at Austin. Stacey also leads a variety of screenwriting lectures/workshops at film houses and schools, and is currently President of the Board of Directors at CineVic: Society of Independent Filmmakers.
View her work history at her Linkedin Profile here.