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Ryan is an award winning director / screenwriter based in Los Angeles, CA.

 

He got his start as a freelance editor in New York City, eventually transitioning into a 9 year career as a commercial producer.

 

Having since relocated to Los Angeles, Ryan has written and directed his first short film, “You’re Family Now,” a film that touches on themes related to his personal experiences around his family's struggle with cancer. The film has gone on to win Best Short film at the 2021 GenreBlast film festival, Best U.S. Horror Short at the 2020 Venice Shorts Film Festival, and is an official selection at 9 other festivals.

 

As a queer filmmaker, his current writing focuses on Sci-fi/Horror elements, often from a LGBTQ prospective. He is currently in development on his next short film screenplay, as well as a feature film.