Ryan OL

Ryan OL

Actor and Author

İstanbul, Turkey

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About Ryan

Author and Actor.. .with extensive cross cultural and linguistic insight, deriving from life experience growing up in multiple locations across four continents with knowledge of six languages; later residing in London and Istanbul contemporaneously for decades, and most recently since pandemic lockdown, in Greece, and Bulgaria, conveniently between set locations in Sofia, Istanbul, and northern Greece.. .

As an Author, numerous commissions and works in many different formats, including articles, poetry & lyrics, novels, documentaries, corporate communications, polemic and speech-writing, research reports, and promo, short & feature film scripts & screenplays.

Most works since 1995 are topical themes set in Turkiye and Greece.

In Turkey…
-Pre-\Production… Feature Film ‘1923: Believe…’
-In development… drama/comedy/ documentary series with cultural perspectives…

PRESENT PRIORITY... Film / TV Production of the screenplay '1923: Believe...'
(for plot summaries, see IMDb Title page: >StoryLine: > Plot Summary )

Genre:
A simple, sweet romantic drama with glimpses of humour, and action scenes. In traditional village society during the final days of the feudal Ottoman era, two young teenage rebels struggle against social taboos and the surrounding world's constraints. Coming of age experiencing first love, catapults them on a tumultuous journey through war-torn strife... impassioned by naive love's zeal to believe... unexpectedly emerging as heroic saviors at the birth of a new age.. Based on a true story, occurring within the context of untold factual historical events related to the diplomatic intrigue, trickery, and treachery between old world Empires leading up to the outbreak of the Great War,. Geo-political significance, relevant to the expiration of the Lausanne/Montrose treaty, and the centenary anniversary of the establishment of the modern Turkish Republic..

Target Audience Demographic
Conceived for a family audience and appealing to a wide demographic , the story has something for male and female, young and old, and suitable for family audiences. No sex. No direct violence.

Project Conception::
1995 - Historical facts noted by author in a neglected exhibit corner at an Istanbul museum
2017 - Creative Concept conceived…
2021 - Story creation and structuring…
2022 - Screenplay completed (Oct 2021- Nov 11 2022)
2023 Q2 - Pitch deck, VFX/CGI storyboard & breakdown, and business plan completed.
2023 Q4 - Key talent overtures underway. .Promotion to distributors commences..

Project designed with unique commercial strengths to optimize IP value.
Production on set locations in Istanbul Marmara region and south west Bulgaria (traditional Ottoman period village location).

Plot: conventional story arc interwoven within True Historical Facts
Story: communicating a Strong Message delivered with a simple story conforming to one of the most successful archetypes.
Screenplay: Structured upon standard tried and tested three-act story and character arc development.
Dialogue: disciplined to be succinct and essential.
Talent: playing to strengths of proven previous successes in same genre: Actors, Directors, Production Companies.
Production & Cinematography: :scene, location & CGI designed for budget & production efficiency

In Greece in development…
- Short Film 'Free Nike' in Post-Production with contracting underway for final CGI scene
-Multimedia content and series of shorts…
-Feature Film now scheduled for pre-production late 2024/ early 2025…

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ACTOR of small parts in feature films and lead roles in short films and web series in Istanbul, Greece, and in Sofia. Re-focusing on the entertainment sector with a return to acting in 2014, Ryan is appreciative of having performed on film production sets with gifted Actors, Actresses, Directors, and Production Crews, in such productions as:

After Ever Happy.....
Film
LionsGate / Voltage Pictures...
Role: Joe
Castille Landon
2020-2021

Empires Rising: Ottomans
TV Mini Series
Karga7/RedArrows/Netflix
Role:: Nobleman
Emre Sahin
2019-2020

Painted Love
Role: Creative Concept & Script
TV Drama-Doc
Pre-Production
2019

Quest for a Drink
Short
Tsivakis & Pantazis
Role: Lead
2019

Turkish Ice Cream
Feature film (cinema)
Small role
Can Ulkay
2018

Surviving Paradise
Post Production
Short film
Role: Lead
Martin Bakarjiev
2018

Human
KPM Entertainment
Feature film (cinema)
Commander Minus
Role: Supporting actor
Paul Kabuye
Announced

Kayserai Aslan
Feature film (cinema)
Role: Small Role
Unknown
2017

Ayla: Daughter of War
Feature film (cinema)
Role: Small Role
Can Ulkay
2018


Pinochio
HDT Theatre
34 Performances
Role: Lead
Hayrullah
2015

Commercials
2016
Istanbul, Vakif Bank, Eti Tutku, Others

Inspector Hector
Voice Over
Role: Speaker/narrator
Martin Bakarjiev

Who Shot the Sheriff
Dice Wide Open
Computer and video games
Small role
Martin Bakarjiev
2018

Turkish Culinary Tales
Corporate/industry film
Role: Drama Documentary Series-Screen Writer
Producer
Not assigned
2016

Turkish Coastal Cultures
Corporate/industry film
Role: Drama Documentary- Series- Screen Writer
Producer
Not assigned

Unique traits: Contact email RyanOL.1@yandex.com and on Linked-In

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  • '1923: Believe...'

    '1923: Believe...' (2023)
    Film Author In war's darkest hour, naive young love of a baker's daughter, ignites a simple, giant wood-cutter, with fervor to save the nation, and defeat the world's greatest technological super-power, with the brute strength of his bare hands. In traditional village society during the final days of the feudal Ottoman era, two young teenage rebels struggle against social taboos and the surrounding world's constraints. Coming of age experiencing first love, catapults them on a journey through war-torn strife... impassioned by naive love's zeal to believe... unexpectedly emerging as heroic saviors at the birth of a new age.. A true story set within the historical facts of diplomatic intrigue, trickery and treachery between nations leading up to the outbreak of the Great War... Fate conspires to overturn the best plans of military strategists, as destiny succumbs to the willful life force of ordinary people... the powers that be, meet the powers within.

  • After Ever Happy

    After Ever Happy (2020 - 2021)
    Film by Castille Landon/ Lionsgate/ Voltage Pictures Joe

  • Rise of Empires: Ottoman

    Rise of Empires: Ottoman (2020)
    TV Movie by Karga7/RedArrows/NetFlix/EmreSahin (Documentary and Drama) Nobleman NetFlix TV MiniSeries in which i appeared in five of six episodes. The Series achieved very high first week rankings: • 2nd among Netflix shows • 4th among top trending TV shows in the USA • 6th in binge viewing world-wide

  • Turkish Ice Cream /Turk Isi Dondurma

    Turkish Ice Cream /Turk Isi Dondurma (2019)
    Film by Can Ulkay/ Dijital Sanatlar Jail House Drunk

  • Ayla: The Daughter of War

    Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
    by Can Ulkay/ Dijital Sanatlar Business Passenger

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