Born in Fairview Park, Ohio (suburb of Cleveland, Ohio), Ryan is an independent Cinematographer & Editor with ten years of experience in the field. He holds an Associate of Applied Science in Digital Media, with a focus in Digital Film and Video Production from Virginia Marti College of Art & Design in Lakewood, Ohio. Previously he took coursework in Television Production from Ashland University and took on several key roles during his time there.
His work is in education, corporate, government agencies, small businesses, and independent motion picture productions, and music videos. Recent clients include Northwestern University, The University of Chicago, Ashland University, Sarpino's Pizzeria, Chicago Fire Dept, Make-a-Wish, and others. He currently serves as Director of Photography & Co-Creator for the 'Conrad' pilot.
His guidelines for cinematography, editing, color are very simple: create an image/experience that is memorable, can connect with audiences, and helps advance the story.
Aside from videography and filmmaking, Ryan has hobbies in photography and computers.