Ryan Johnston is a screenwriter from the deep prairies of Saskatchewan Canada. Ryan moved to Vancouver BC to study screenwriting at the Vancouver Film School before running off to Mexico to bartend and live on the beach. After many years of adventure and fun (lots and lots of fun) Ryan moved home and had a daughter with his baby mama and is now the Regional Manager of over 11 bars across Canada. Ryan’s, feature length adventure comedy scripts and animated series, may have no accomplishments or accolades (quite yet), but he has the passion, the personality, the skill set and the drive to work on any project with any person!
Unique traits: The ability to get along with anyone along with my life experience.
El Bryan Budget: $1M - $5M | Action ⋄ Comedy A tourist finds himself on the run after falling in love with the fiancé of the most dangerous man in Mexico. Now he must join forces with a rival gang to learn the ways of the bandito in order to take down Mexico’s most dangerous cartel leader and save the woman he loves.
FTW Budget: $100K - $1M | Adventure ⋄ Comedy A group of coworkers travel to Europe on a bet to see who can have sex with as many different people from as many different countries as possible. This comedy explores the lighter side of one of the most taboo subjects in North America...Sex. Follow Jack Taylor and his friends as they explore their sex lives and discover the hardship and potential love interests that sex may bring.
Livin' The Afterlife Budget: $0 - $100K | Animation A man dies and discovers his grandfather is the head of the mob, known as La Cosa Morta, that runs the afterlife. Now he must work for his grandfather in order to survive this new world and earn his way into heaven or screw it all up and wind up in hell.
High Noon Budget: $0 - $100K | Adventure ⋄ Animation Two, lawless, cowboys team up with an ex-slave, with a green thumb, to help them grow their marijuana crops and begin their rise as the old west's first known weed growers and dealers.
Semi-Finalist at the Screen Craft Animation Screenwriting Competition
Vancouver Film School