As Operations Assistant, Ames provides comprehensive administrative support and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the office. Ames is also an independent filmmaker and a cofounder of SetRise Studios, a queer film collective. Prior to Chicken & Egg Pictures, Ames worked with DiverseToons, a nonprofit devoted to uplifting animators of color, and film festivals such as RIIFF and DOC NYC. They have been a PA for a variety of content from HBO, Netflix, and Universal NBC. Ames holds a BA in Film from Vassar College. In her free time, she can be found at any local theater or gallivanting in Inwood Hill Park.