Athena Ashburn - Co-founder/President of Content
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Athena Ashburn is an award-winning actress, producer and writer.
Athena's name holds significant meaning for her
As such, she
has always proudly and courageously lived up to the strength inherent in the Greek goddess of wisdom that is her
name remains a constant touchstone, representing her
skillful use of time-earned insights to discover new opportunities to further her
career, empowering herself through the wisdom in every choice she
has produced award-winning feature films associated with studios including Weinstein Company
, First Independent Pictures
, and Roadside Attractions
After studying motion picture production at NYU's prestigious TISCH School of the Arts, Athena
immediately began forging estimable careers for herself in multiple areas of the film industry.
debut venture as a producer/actress, Athena
attracted Academy Award® and Emmy? winning actors to appear in The Elevator, a film in which she
She garnered the "Best Supporting Actress" Award at the New York Independent Film & Video Festival for her work in The Theory of the Leisure Class, which also won the festival's "Best Thriller" prize, marking the first in a series of award- winning productions realized through Athena's producing vision and hard work.
Athena served as a Producer Consultant for Bold Films, and served as "hands on" co-producer on Emilio Estevez' epic ensemble piece, "Bobby".
Along with co-producing the feature, Athena was executive producer for the BTS/EPK for cross-platform marketing.
While at Bold Films, Athena co-produced the risqué dark comedy, Mini's First Time, starring Alec Baldwin, Luke Wilson, and Jeff Goldblum, with Kevin Spacey serving as producer.
Athena was Producer Consultant on Come Early Morning, starring Ashley Judd, as well as oversaw development on numerous projects for Bold prior to her exit to form her own production company as Partner/Executive Producer at Morph Syndicate.
Currently Athena is Executive Producer with Informant Media on the feature Film "Brundibar", based on a true story, slated 2012.
is gearing up for second season the new TV series "20 Dollar" - a 21st century Twilight Zone.
And, as is the case with all of her
endeavors, it will have journeyed successfully from idea to film on account of the skills and perseverance of Athena Ashburn
Athena Ashburn, President of Content for Morph Syndicate was