Ashley is a freelance film journalist and film programmer based in London. His writing has appeared in publications including Sight & Sound, bfi.org.uk, Little White Lies, The Guardian, Reverse Shot, Slant, Moving Image Source and Grolsch Film Works, among others. He currently works as Brochure Editor and Social Media Manager at Film Africa.
He edits UK film blog Permanent Plastic Helmet, under which banner he curates & introduces a regular programme of events at London’s Clapham Picturehouse.
Ashley is a member of the BFI African & Caribbean consultative group which programmes the monthly African Odysseys strand at BFI Southbank. He also has experience as an onstage interviewer and Q&A moderator.
Prior to embarking on a career in journalism, Ashley worked in marketing, events and administration for organisations including the BFI & Arts Council England.
Ashley can be contacted at ashcclark1 [at] gmail dot com