Ashleigh McArthur (Australia)

Ashleigh McArthur is a documentary filmmaker who lives and works in Sydney and San Francisco.

She holds an M.F.A. in Documentary Film from Stanford and was most recently co-producer and additional editor on Luke Lorentzen’s A Still Small Voice, which was shortlisted for an Academy Award and won the Directing Award: US Documentary at Sundance. Her eclectic professional background, which includes training in journalism and almost a decade working as an Australian diplomat in foreign policy and cultural affairs, informs an interdisciplinary and deeply collaborative filmmaking practice. She is particularly drawn to poetic and essayistic approaches to nonfiction storytelling.