Private Project

Prelude of a Story

After a mother’s passing, a daughter searches through archival footage to understand who she was, and how it connects to the father's abusive relationship that is shaping her understanding of womanhood.

  • Ashley Salman
  • Ashley Salman
  • Karina Sandoval
  • Ashley Salman
  • Carolina Acevedo
  • Nicolás Aramburu
    Sound Design
  • Pabla Muriel
    Sound Design
  • Nicolás Aramburu
    Sound Mix
  • Pabla Muriel
    Sound Mix
  • Karina Sandoval
  • Christian Nawrath Smith - ColorHouse
    Post Production - Color Correction
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Prólogo de un Cuento
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Essay, Women
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 6, 2023
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  • Country of Filming:
    Chile, United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
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Director Biography - Ashley Salman

Ashley is a Filmmaker from the University of Chile with a minor in Documentary Cinematography. Has worked as DoP for several documentary projects such as "I'm still here" (Hot Docs 2017), "La Huella en el Agua" (Femcine 2020). Has also worked in the Executive Production department by coordinating and managing projects for boutique production companies in Chile. She is now based in Atlanta, GA working in Cinematography and Post Production, creating content for local projects and agencies, and continues her work as Internacional Producer of CinemaChile by representing and promoting the Chilean film industry abroad.
"Prelude of a Story" is a short film born in an experimental Lab of the Festival Experimental Proceso de Error where she was working her documentary feature, still in development.

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