Ash Christian, an Emmy award-winning producer, actor, filmmaker and founder of Cranium Enjoyment, died in his sleep on Thursday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He was 35.
Born on Jan. 16, 1985, in Paris, Tex., Christian began creating and directing short movies at the age of 14, and moved to Los Angeles to go after his desires just two yrs afterwards. He wrote, directed and starred in his 1st attribute film, “Fat Girls,” in 2006 at just 19 several years aged. The movie premiered at the Tribeca Film Pageant and gained an award for exceptional rising talent at L.A. Outfest.
In 2014, Christian gained a Daytime Emmy for exceptional special-class shorter-format daytime program for “mI Assure.” He shared the award with his manufacturing partner Anne Clements and government producers Lauralee Bell and Scott Martin.
Christian went on to act in various television reveals which include “The Excellent Battle,” “The Superior Wife” and “Law and Purchase,” but identified his accurate contacting with output. Beneath his enterprise, Cranium Leisure, Christian formulated and produced movies such as “1985,” “Hurricane Bianca,” “Burn,” “Social Animals” and “Coyote Lake.”
“Ash was a terrific pal, colleague and partner in criminal offense. He was a champion of indie film and filmmakers and his like of the method of putting films together was infectious. My heart goes out to his loved ones, particularly his mother. The environment misplaced just one of the great kinds,” said Clements.
Christian and Clements had couple of new releases in the operates, like “Chick Fight” with Malin Akerman, Fortune Feimster and Alec Baldwin coming out in the fall, and “Paper Spiders,” featuring Lili Taylor, Max Casella and Peyton List.
“With Ash, get the job done was often exciting. That’s the impact he experienced on men and women. I will skip my excellent mate dearly, as I know so several other individuals will as nicely. The world has shed a proficient author/director/producer, but most importantly, a wonderful individual who experienced so substantially more daily life to live” stated Christian’s creating partner Jordan Yale Levine of Yale Productions,
Christian and Yale Levine experienced recently worked on “After Everything” with Marissa Tomei, Gina Gershon and Jeremy Allen White, and “Burn” with Josh Hutcherson, Tilda Cobham-Hervey and Suki Waterhouse.
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