Brittany Ashley hails from Chicago where she studied sketch comedy writing and stand-up at Second City. After the debut of her sketch show ‘Hindsight For Sore Eyes’, Brittany continued to write and direct all-female sketch shows all over Chicago: ‘It’s Pronounced Kevin’, ‘Courtney Cox’s Bangs’ and ‘It’s Still Pronounced Kevin’.
Now based in Los Angeles, she's most well-known for video content she created while at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. Her credits there include: creating/writing a period comedy called “Lesbian Princess” about a princess in the Middle Ages who isn’t out to her royal parents, writing BuzzFeed’s first monetized web series which was #1 on iTunes for months titled “You Do You” and writing/producing viral short films about topics like abortion and emotional abuse (“Unaware” garnered over 10 million views and 300K shares in less than a week).
She has recently acted in Gente-fied, a series by Macro, executive produced by America Ferrera, as well as SeeSo's Take My Wife.
Brittany is a screenwriter with a passion for making content geared towards young women. She’s emerged as a powerful queer female voice in the digital media space. She wrote and hosted an LGBT news show on Logo and continues to write long-form essays for their editorial site.
Now, focusing on longer-form narrative content, she’s currently in development for her first feature with Gunpowder & Sky and working on Netflix's Twelve Forever.
If you own a television and are awake at the wee hours of the night, you may have seen Brittany's stand up on Last Call with Carson Daly. She has also been a festival queen: Crom Comedy Festival, She Devil NYC, Laughing Devil NYC, Chicago Women's Funny Festival and iO West Funny Fest.