Born on Jan. 16, 1985, in Paris, Tex., Christian started writing and directing short films at the age of 14, and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams just 2 years later on. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won an award for exceptional emerging skill at L.A. Outfest.
The world has lost a gifted writer/director/producer, however most notably, an excellent person who had so much more life to live” stated Christians producing partner Jordan Yale Levine of Yale Productions,
Ash Christian, an Emmy award-winning manufacturer, star, filmmaker and founder of Cranium Entertainment, died in his sleep on Thursday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He was 35.
Born on Jan. 16, 1985, in Paris, Tex., Christian began writing and directing brief films at the age of 14, and transferred to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams simply 2 years later on. He composed, starred and directed in his first feature movie, “Fat Girls,” in 2006 at just 19 years of ages. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and won an award for exceptional emerging skill at L.A. Outfest.
In 2014, Christian won a Daytime Emmy for exceptional special-class short-format daytime program for “mI Promise.” He shared the award with his producing partner Anne Clements and executive producers Lauralee Bell and Scott Martin.
Christian went on to act in numerous tv programs consisting of “The Good Fight,” “The Good Wife” and “Law and Order,” however found his real calling with production. Under his company, Cranium Entertainment, Christian developed and produced movies such as “1985,” “Hurricane Bianca,” “Burn,” “Social Animals” and “Coyote Lake.”
” Ash was a terrific buddy, associate and partner in crime. He was a champion of indie film and filmmakers and his love of the process of putting movies together was transmittable. My heart heads out to his household, specifically his mother. The world lost one of the great ones,” said Clements.
Christian and Clements had couple of brand-new releases in the works, including “Chick Fight” with Malin Akerman, Fortune Feimster and Alec Baldwin coming out in the fall, and “Paper Spiders,” including Lili Taylor, Max Casella and Peyton List.
” With Ash, work was constantly enjoyable. Thats the impact he had on people. I will miss my excellent pal very much, as I know so lots of others will too. The world has actually lost a skilled writer/director/producer, but most notably, a terrific person who had so much more life to live” said Christians producing partner Jordan Yale Levine of Yale Productions,
Christian and Yale Levine had 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.