Storm Ashwood

Storm Ashwood is an award-winning Australian Writer and Director. His work in the film industry has been recognised both nationally and internationally.

Storm has finished production on his Directorial Debut feature film THE SCHOOL, now in post production.

Among his other film credits are: MOTH - BEST IN SHOW at the 2016 Best Shorts Competition, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE at the 2016 Cinefest Film Festival, AUDIENCE AWARD at the 2016 Night of Horror Film Festival, with 4 more Nominations and screenings in 12 festivals around the world. PAPER PLANES - BEST FOREIGN FILM at the 2012 California International Shorts Festival, BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY at the 2012 St Kilda Film Festival, BEST SOUND DESIGN at the 2012 South Australian Screen Awards, with 7 more nominations including a 2012 AACTA nomination for BEST SHORT SCREEN PLAY and screening in 28 festivals around the world. SLEEPING WITH THE LIGHT ON - BEST FILM at the 2007 South Australian Screen Awards. Storm's other short films, THE WISH, and THE HUNGER have been well received in many festivals such as The LA Film Festival and The Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, as well as a multitude of nominations.

His feature film script A SEARCH FOR HOPE was a runner up for the 21st Century Screen Writing Award. And his script ESCAPE AND EVASION (co-written by Leigh Nemeth) has received Screen funding to develop itself into a finance ready shooting script. Storm has an honours degree in film and philosophy from Flinders University and is a founding Director at Kitsune Productions.


16.05.17 - With a tremendous kick start of pre-sales for THE SCHOOL already, Storm Ashwood along with Producer, Blake Northfield of Bronte Pictures head to Cannes 2017 with a new trailer for THE SCHOOL (still in Post Production) and a feature film script for the  Psychological War Thriller, ESCAPE AND EVASION.

05.05.17  - THE SCHOOL wraps up 5 weeks of shooting at Gladesville Mental Asylum and heads straight in Post Production at Definition Films at TrackDown.