Colten Ashley

Position: Tribal Media Center Coordinator for KSUT Public Radio
Categories: Native Lens Team

Colten is a Diné filmmaker from the Four Corners and has worked in the motion picture industry for a decade for such companies as ESPN, ABC, Hallmark, and his work has featured at the FilmQuest, Nashville, and Ouray Film Festivals. In addition to his work in film and television, Colten has mentored students at the college and high-school level interested in working in film and TV. He has worked for years training and running workshops about film lighting, camera operation, non-fiction storytelling, and screenwriting for youths and young adults. He loves physical media, talking about movies, excursions into the desert, and traveling with his spouse.