Ryan Paul James

Ryan Paul James

Ryan Paul James Productions
Playwright, Producer, Screenwriter, Script Consultant and Story Analyst

Los Angeles, California

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January 2012
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About Ryan

Ryan Paul James is a writer for film, television and stage. His best genre to write for is Comedy but can also write both drama and horror.
He has written ten plays all of them produced and some of them published.
Critics have said the following -
Sue Pascoe (LA Times) - "Ryan Paul James is an American Playwright to watch."
Wendy Roberts (Playbill) - "James is the Neil Simon of his generation."
Plays - "Nightstories" / "Lost In Radioland" / "Lost In Radioland - Christmas Special" / "The World's Worst Play, Ever" / "Desperately Seeking Love" / "The Adventures of Sheerluck Homes" / "What's So Funny?" / "Abstraction" / "Toy" / "Hitch"
Television - "Rewind" / "TX10" / "Extreme Video Zone" / "The High Road" / "The Comeback Kids"



  • Hot Spots

    Hot Spots (2019)
    Television by Hoplite Entertainment Writer/Story Editor

  • The High Road with Drake and Serena Travis

    The High Road with Drake and Serena Travis (2016)
    Television (Talk-Show) Writer Add a Plot »

  • What If?

    What If? (2014)
    Film (Documentary) Writer Suicide is a huge problem in America. The documentary, "What If?", asks families, of suicide victims, what the impact of suicide has had on them.

  • Stage 4

    Stage 4 (2010)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Stage 4 combines the elements of The Office and Waiting For Guffman as a reality show crew follows the offbeat quirky members of a Hollywood theatre company as they impatiently await stardom.

  • Where's Henry

    Where's Henry (2010)
    Film (Action, Drama and Thriller) Actor With all odds against her, Melissa, a mother to be, sacrifices everything to save her family from a cruel and tyrannical loan shark named Big Paulie and his goons. They owe and its gonna be hell to pay.

  • Refrigerator

    Refrigerator (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor When Michael's glowing refrigerator starts giving him peeks at an alternate universe, he becomes consumed with it and its powerful abilities. Retreating from all he knows, including a passionate relationship and satisfying career, Michael must decide to fight the tempting pull of the mysterious refrigerator, or step through the door and find out what's on the other side. Written by Anonymous

  • Extreme Video Zone

    Extreme Video Zone (2008)
    Television (Music) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Rewind

    Rewind (2008)
    Television (Music) Writer The best Christian music videos from the 80's and the 90's.

  • Leo

    Leo (2008)
    Film (Short) Actor Leo finally has a job that he can enjoy and feel proud of thanks to The Helping Hands Community Outreach program. Leo is a simple and quite man who wants to make the best of this new opportunity,unfortunately he becomes a victim in the hungry world of corporate greed as the people at work make his life very challenging. Leo orchestrates the deception and proves that he is not to be underestimated. Written by Andrea E. Harrison

  • Getaway

    Getaway (2007)
    Film (Short, Action, History and Western) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Attraction

    Attraction (2005)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Matthew Blake works hard. He is an honest guy and generally does the right thing. But despite the core intentions and motivations of a person, life continues to roll on, tossing punches and offering rewards based on nothing more than the random chance that defines the bulk of our experiences. Matt's calm world is shaken after he arrives home from a business trip. But the full impact and complexity of this dramatic turn of events isn't revealed to us until the very last moment -- and it is in this moment that we finally feel and understand the true weight on Matt's shoulders. Written by Anonymous

  • The Punisher

    The Punisher (2004)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Special agent Frank Castle had it all: A loving family, a great life, and an adventurous job. But when his life is taken away from him by a ruthless criminal and his associates, Frank has become reborn. Now serving as judge, jury, and executioner, he's a new kind of vigilante out to wage a one man war against those who have done him wrong. Written by Mystic80

  • Bleed

    Bleed (2002)
    Film (Thriller and Horror) Actor "Bleed" is a true story about a fake character. The film is a mocumentary on horror director Vic Van Viper, who produced a local TV show called "Creeping Death." In 1994 Viper and his crew were shooting an episode at his house, and they were all brutally murdered! Viper was assumed to be dead when police found a confession, but they never found his body. It's still an unsolved case to this day! Two and a half years later, bizarre murders started to occur on a college campus where Viper once shot his local television show. Detective Robert Simpson, discovers that the murders are copies of the killings that took place in the Creeping Death TV series. Coincidentally college student, Amber Johnson, is making her own documentary on the life and death of Viper at the same time all the murders are taking place. Amber and her friend, Julie Comb, move into Viper's old house. The same place where Viper filmed his last episode of Creeping Death, and where the slaughter took place. While Simpson ... Written by Chris Woods

  • The Profit

    The Profit (2001)
    Film (Drama) Actor This period piece is a fictional biography of a cult leader's rise to power and his subsequent descent into isolation and paranoia.

  • Forever Mine

    Forever Mine (1999)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Romance and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Two stories, 14 years apart, converge in a suburb of New York. Manuel Esquema, an international financier, whose face is badly scarred, is flying from Miami to help a New York politician negotiate a plea bargain with the Justice Department. Years before, this financier was a fresh-faced cabaña boy at a Miami Beach resort who fell in love with a young woman on holiday with her husband. The husband is now the pol, and he thinks he dispatched the cabaña boy long ago. What are Esquema's plans: revenge, mercy, or a complicated plan to seek again the woman's love? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Palmetto

    Palmetto (1998)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Actor After being released from prison on a bum charge, Harry Barber is out for some payback to regain the two years he has lost. He is hired by Mrs. Malroux to fake the kidnapping of her stepdaughter (the daughter of a dying millionaire). He discovers that he is being set up on multiple levels and will soon face a longer prison sentence if he does not prove the truth to the police. Written by Jason Ihle <jrihl@conncoll.edu>

  • Kenan & Kel

    Kenan & Kel (1997)
    Television (Family and Comedy) Actor The comic misadventures of teenagers Kenan and his dimwitted buddy Kel.

  • Florida Lady

    Florida Lady (1996)
    Television Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Vampyre Wars

    The Vampyre Wars (1996)
    Film (Horror) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Second Noah

    Second Noah (1996)
    Television (Drama and Family) Actor A writer marries a zookeeper. They adopt a passel of cute children and cute animals. Complications ensue.

  • The All New Mickey Mouse Club

    The All New Mickey Mouse Club (1995)
    Television (Family and Music) Actor Reboot of the 1950's Mickey Mouse Club featuring comedy sketches, commercial parodies, music videos, celebrity guests and a cast of talented young performers.

  • Emerald Cove

    Emerald Cove (1993)
    Television (Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • The Comeback Kids

    The Comeback Kids
    TV Series Writer

  • Hot Spots

    Hot Spots
    Television by Hoplite Entertainment Writer/Story Editor


  • Best Comedy Script - "The Love Brokers" - Script & Storyboard Showcase Hollywood, CA

  • Best Webseries - "The Comeback Kids" - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

  • Best Web Series - The Comeback Kids" - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards

  • Best Television Pilot - "The Comeback Kids" - Honolulu Film Awards

  • Official Finalist - "The Comeback Kids" - American Movie Awards

  • Silver Winner - "The Comeback Kids" - International Independent Film Awards

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