Hey, I'm Ryan!

Los Angeles, California

I believe that if you have the opportunity to pursue something outside of yourself, from a place of passion, then it is an opportunity worth pursuing.  

For me, the most exciting way to help our world is to explore and question the human condition and our perceptions of reality. 

Making films within this spirit is my favorite thing to do.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Maiden

New York Feature
Horror, Thriller

While passing through a small town, a modern-day witch must fight her way through a cult of men to find a young woman who’s disappeared.

100%

This project got the green light!

The BLDG: Five Stories of Horror

New York Feature
Horror, Other

Five chilling stories set in the same creepy NYC building, where dark forces bring about the manifestation of its residents' worst fears.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles Series
Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

90%

This project got the green light!

A Room Full of Nothing

Austin Feature
Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield Feature
Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.

292%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.

80%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

Blood Stains

Los Angeles Short
Horror, Thriller

Leaving his band and girlfriend behind to become a star in America, an ambitious singer meets a mysterious hitch-hiker with a plan.

85%

This project got the green light!

Ghost Girl

New York Series
Comedy, Musical

Ghost Girl, Jess, navigates the afterlife and helps BFFL, Emma Leigh, through the 5 Stages of Grief with songs, snacks, sleepovers & more.

126%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte Short
Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.

150%

This project got the green light!

Pay to Stay

New York Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

Exposure

Pepin Feature
Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?

100%

This project got the green light!

The Last Partera

Durham Feature
Documentary

A 95-year-old midwife passes on her wisdom to a new generation of Costa Rican women fighting for their right to choose how they give birth.

106%

This project got the green light!

Distance

Los Angeles Series
Romantic Comedy

a long distance love story told from two perspectives - HIS (directed by a fella) and HERS (directed by a lady)

100%

This project got the green light!

About a Donkey

New York Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.

108%

This project got the green light!

EMIKO

Seattle Short
Horror, Thriller

A kind caregiver watches over a deeply ill woman only to discover not everything appears as it seems and something far sinister lies within.

89%

This project got the green light!

Royally: An Original Series

New York Series
Comedy

A millennial burnout runs a private princess party company as a front for small-time cons, petty theft, and drug peddling.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Kids

Los Angeles Series
Drama

Bullying. Domestic violence. Drugs. Sexual abuse. Gender identity. Kids have stories, this show will give them a voice.

100%

This project got the green light!

F*ck Yes Series

Los Angeles Series
Romance, Comedy

F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)

133%

This project got the green light!

Eudaemonia

New York Short
Comedy, Drama

A serendipitous mistake leads to a fleeting encounter between a traveller and a reclusive New Yorker. A film about the power of connection.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Future of Man

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A young mother defies a strict religious cult to obtain critical medical care for her dying son.

94%

This project got the green light!

The Chebo

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Horror

An irreverent send-up to family creature features from the 80's and 90’s.

113%

This project got the green light!

Vida

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ, Horror

A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.

81%

This project got the green light!

Mickey Reece's 'Alien'

Oklahoma City Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A reimagining of the early years of Elvis and Priscilla's infamous married life told through the eyes of Priscilla.

80%

This project got the green light!

Devoti Tutti

Catania Feature
Documentary

Saint Agatha of Catania was killed for resisting the advances of a Roman governor. Her story has always been told by men — until now.

135%

This project got the green light!

Acute Failure

Los Angeles Feature
Drama

A young, sick Los Angeles actress visits her small hometown for a weekend to get evaluated for a kidney transplant.

102%

This project got the green light!

Ordinary

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Recently diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Janie, ventures to LA where she finds freedom inspired by a friendship with the fantastical Pixie.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Things We Do When We're Alone (feature)

Brooklyn Feature
Comedy, Drama

what happens when you don't just love music, but live by it.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Confession

Brooklyn Short
Comedy, Drama

Certain secrets hold the potential to alter Ellen and Jacob's new and blossoming romance in permanent ways.

107%

This project got the green light!

Film Festival Secrets 2.0

Atlanta
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join the community that will shape the next edition of this practical guide to film festivals.

119%

This project got the green light!

Keep the Change

Feature
Romantic Comedy

A young man struggling to hide his autism falls in love with a young woman who challenges his desire to appear ‘normal’.

106%

This project got the green light!

Kinesthesia

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.

141%

This project got the green light!

The Average Girl's Guide to Suicide

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

After a failed suicide attempt Sarah joins a group of fellow survivors trying to help each other succeed…at suicide.

84%

This project got the green light!

Conundrum

Las Vegas Short
Drama

A young woman drifts into a surreal world on the eve of her wedding.

88%

This project got the green light!

Sea of Fog

San Francisco Short
Drama, Romance

Strangers pass each other every day, unaware of what exists between them.

117%

This project got the green light!

That's Not Us

New York Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

An intimate portrait of 3 couples on a beach weekend that tests the strength of their relationships

105%

This project got the green light!

Five-Fingered Lucy

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A kleptomaniac on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

94%

This project got the green light!

Assassin

Los Angeles Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The story of an assassin, a job gone wrong and the woman she never expected to fall in love with.

84%

This project got the green light!

Son of Somerset Files

Series
Sci-Fi, Transmedia

After inheriting her grandfather’s UFO research, a young woman documents her investigation.

89%

This project got the green light!

Cross

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.

100%

This project got the green light!

Dead Saturday

Huntsville Short
Drama, Thriller

A misled band of youths believes they found a religious loophole for releasing their inner demons.

84%

This project got the green light!

FOG CITY

San Francisco Short
Drama, Mystery

A solitary amateur ballplayer confronts an invisible past in plain view of a new teammate.

58%

This project got the green light!

Nyctophobia

Chicago Short
Horror, Thriller

Maybe you should be afraid of the dark...

102%

This project got the green light!

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