Kirk Ryde

Kirk Ryde

Kleer Bros

Actor and filmmaker in Los Angeles, California

About Kirk

Hello! I'm a Los Angeles based actor and filmmaker. I have a background in music and sound, and own a recording and post-production studio with vintage analog gear as well as digital recording and video editing capabilities. Over the years I've written several screenplays, recently did quite a bit of acting, and now branching out into directing and producing. I'm interested and meeting and working with fellow actors and film makers with a passion for good stories. Directors I admire range from Antonioni and Hitchcock to Scorsese and Lynch to Aronofsky and Nolan, but I also love a good comedy in the vein of Wilder or Allen, or even something downright heartwarming a la Capra. If it's honest on its own terms, I'm in. Let's work together!

My short film "A Singularity" (writer/producer/sound design/actor) was an official selection of eighteen festivals and won four awards. The trailer is posted here, and you can visit for more info.

I just completed the short film "Rope Trick" (writer/producer/director), a neo-noir drama starring SAF3 star Pia Lamberg and Magic Castle magicians Jackson Ridd and Steve Silverman, which is now beginning a festival run. So far it is an official selection of ten festivals and won five awards. I found my crew on Stage 32! Visit for more info.

I love this community and I'm proud to be a part of it. Best wishes in all your creative endeavors! - Kirk

Name: Kirk Ryde

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Kleer Bros

Occupation: Actor and Filmmaker

Unique traits: Lover of the long shot. Explorer. Dog's best friend.


  • Best Science Fiction "A Singularity" West Coast Film Awards

  • Best Thriller "Rope Trick" West Coast Film Awards

  • Honorable Mention "Rope Trick" Los Angeles Movie Awards

  • Best Short/Short "A Singularity" Action On Film Festival

  • Best Sound Design "A Singularity" LAIFFA

  • Best Short Mystery "Rope Trick" Culver City Film Festival

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