Kim Ashton

Founder and CEO, KS Productions

Born in UK, 1971. Kim graduated from Leeds University with a Degree in Fine Art with Dance, at the same time being part of Team GB, competing in the European Aerobics Championships. She went on to do a Masters in Gender Studies, and to exhibit her art internationally, including London and New York. Her art is held in private collections around the world.

 

In 2012, she founded KS Productions and took full time management of Michael Ashton’s multi-award winning stage and screen work. Her artistic collaboration with Michael began in 2011, leading her to produce the award-winning stage play The Beekeeper the following year. She has remained committed to stage work and co-produced Henley Festival award winning play Bethlehem Lights in May 2017. The play went on to also win best original script, best actor and best actress. She continues to manage his work and is instrumental in bringing forward his recent projects and his continuing success.

Kim now produces in her own right and has moulded KS Productions into a boutique film production company offering expert services to film makers, funders, and writers worldwide. In heading the company she takes a direct hands on approach with all projects and has a special interest in quality human rights scripts, being renowned for her attention to detail and insistence on excellence. She is best known for her production of the award-winning stage plays THE BEEKEEPER and BETHLEHEM LIGHTS, and for the Amnesty International Protect the Human play THE ARCHBISHOP AND THE ANTICHRIST, now adapted for the screen with the title THE FORGIVEN, on which she is Executive Producer with Director Roland Joffe (The Mission and the Killing Fields). The film stars Oscar winner Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum, Morne Visser and Debbie Sherman.

 

Currently with several projects in development, with a new TV-series dimension... for 2020.

Supporting Gender Equality.

KS Productions welcomes new co-partners, collaborations, high end equity investors, and private investors with a proven track record.

Contact: kim.ashton@ksproductions.co.uk