Biography

After graduating from college Ashley Scott Meyers moved from his childhood home in Annapolis, Maryland, to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career as a screenwriter.

During his first three years in Los Angeles, Meyers wrote or co-wrote eight feature length screenplays, earned his first few dollars as a screenwriter, and saw two of his original screenplays get produced.

Meyers sold Dish Dogs to 7.23 Productions. Dish Dogs was co-written with long time friend and writing partner, Nathan Ives. It’s a semi-fictitious account of their travels across the country working as dish washers (“dish dogs”) in various restaurants. Dish Dogs stars Sean Astin, Mattew Lillard, Brian Dennehy, Shannon Elizabeth, Maitland Ward, and Richard Moll.

Independent producer / director Douglas DeMarco produced Meyers’ screenplay Reunion which eventually found distribution in some art house theaters around the world.

During his initial years in Los Angeles, Meyers returned to school and earned a Masters degree in Mass Communications, with a screenwriting emphasis, at Cal State, Northridge (CSUN).

Over the next few years Meyers continued to option and sell many screenplays. Some of the highlights include:

Rushlight, a film noir script Meyers wrote while at CSUN was produced and stars Josh Henderson, Beau Bridges, Aidan Quinn, and Haley Webb.

Meyers was hired to write a martial arts action screenplay by Big Boss Creative entitled, Ninja Apocalypse. It stars Ernie Reyes Jr, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Christian Oliver.

Man Overboard, also co-written with Nathan Ives, was sold to and produced by Treasure Entertainment. It’s a broad comedy anchored in the world of boat sales. It won the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival.

Meyers co-wrote a feature comedy script, Turkey Day, with Mark Brown (Barbershop) that was optioned to Evergreen Pictures, LLC (based at Universal).

Ashley Scott Meyers’ writing credits are listed on the Internet Movie Database (imdb.com) at this URL: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0583488/

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