Ryan is an associate member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers who works from the southern Ontario area.
Graduating from the Ontario College of Art & Design in 2002; Ryan developed his love of drawing and painting into a passion for cinematography. A grounding in historical and contemporary art practice informs his aesthetic approach to lighting and composition. An educator, technician, father, and part-time farmer, Ryan is constantly collaborating, frequently fixing things, and persistently problem solving.
As Director of Photography, he has shot commercials for companies such as Buchanan Advertising Canada Inc. and Loop Media. He has collaborated with media artists and filmmakers such as: Simone Jones, Nick & Sheila Pye, and Cliff Caines. Films he has shot have been screened internationally and domestically at Toronto International Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, & European Media Arts Festival among many others; as well as network broadcasts.