Ryan Whittier

Ryan Whittier

Sayward Music
Music Composer and Music Supervisor

Washington, D. C.

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February 2013
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About Ryan

Born in Arizona, raised in Europe, and now living in Washington, D.C., Ryan Whittier is an American film score music composer for all types of visual media. Notable clients of Ryan's film music include: PBS, Ken Burns, the New York City Ballet, Al Jazeera English, the New York Times, the Atlantic, the United Nations, Sesame Street, Crayola, Oreo, Johnson & Johnson, GE, the National Museum of American Jewish History, and others. In addition to composing original film scores, Ryan has also been hired for music supervision by ELLE, ELLE Décor, The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Claire.


  • Oreo Thins Commercial

    Oreo Thins Commercial (2015)
    Commercial by Oreo Music Composer

  • Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787 (Full length Feature Documentary)

    Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787 (Full length Feature Documentary) (2015)
    Television by Al Jazeera English Music Composer

  • Sesame Street (3 segments)

    Sesame Street (3 segments) (2015)
    Television by Sesame Street Music Composer

  • Form & Function

    Form & Function (2014)
    Film (short) by New York City Ballet Music Composer

  • Ken Burns - Official iPad App

    Ken Burns - Official iPad App (2014)
    Film (short) by Ken Burns / Redglass Pictures Music Composer

  • August Heat

    August Heat (2014)
    Film (short) by Matthew James Thompson Music Composer

  • The Emperor of All Maladies (short documentary series)

    The Emperor of All Maladies (short documentary series) (2014)
    Documentary by Redglass Pictures / Ken Burns / PBS Music Composer

  • Crayola - TV Commercial

    Crayola - TV Commercial (2013)
    Commercial by Crayola / McGarry Bowen Music Composer

  • Ken Burns - On Story

    Ken Burns - On Story (2012)
    Film (short) by Redglass Pictures / The Atlantic Music Composer

  • FlickSphere (Web-based Episodic Film Portal)

    FlickSphere (Web-based Episodic Film Portal) (2011)
    Film (short) by FlickSphere Entertainment, LLC Music Composer

  • Mercer Millenials

    Mercer Millenials (2011)
    Film (short) by Redglass Pictures / Mercer Music Composer

  • Miracle On 22nd Street

    Miracle On 22nd Street (2010)
    Film (short) by Redglass Pictures / The New York Times Music Composer

  • Women's Studies

    Women's Studies (2010)
    Film by Ningen Manga / Lonnie Martin Music Composer


  • 2015 Platinum Remi Award - Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival "August Heat" short film

  • 2015 Royal Television Society Nomination | "Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787"

  • 2015 Special Jury Prize | Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival | "Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787"

  • 2014 ASCAPLUS Award

  • 2014 Opening Night Premiere of "August Heat" at RIIFF (Rhode Island International Film Festival)

  • 2014 "August Heat" Directorial Discovery Award at Rhode Island International Film Festival

  • 2013 ASCAPLUS Award

  • 2012 ASCAPLUS Award

  • 2011 ASCAPLUS Award

  • 2011 AFI Discovery Channel SilverDocs Festival (Official Selection) - Miracle On 22nd Street

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