Ryan Johnston

Ryan Johnston

CEO at Simply Resistible Productions
Screenwriter, Producer and Actor

Saskatoon, Canada

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About Ryan

Ryan is a screenwriter, actor, independent producer, and proud father from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

After many years of owning and operating thirteen bars across Canada, Ryan decided to transition his career to his passion and field of study, screenwriting.

Ryan has self-published a graphic novel that is currently in a shopping agreement with Keenan Thompson and John Ryan Jr.'s production company, Artists For Artists. With their help, they have managed to bring on popular showrunner Kieran Valla to turn the novel into an adult comedy animated series. Ryan specializes in writing comedy, action, and animation.

Ryan is also proudly represented by his acting agent Lisa Marie Schwartz at the Edge Agency. He's actively taking acting classes with the multi-talented Dawn Bird.

To find out more, please visit: www.simplyresistible.ca

Unique traits: He's outgoing, fun, personable, and brings an infectious energy to any situation.

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  • Club Fred

    Club Fred Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy In an attempt to never grow up, a keen party boy takes a job at a Mexican resort only to find himself surrounded by love triangles, debaucherous guests, and cultural differences forcing him to do a lot more growing up than expected.

  • The New Normal

    The New Normal Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Comedy After impregnating a young mother of two in his hometown of Minneapolis, a struggling LA-based screenwriter receives his big break and must now decide between Hollywood stardom or fatherhood.

  • El Güero

    El Güero Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Comedy After being kidnapped by a Mexican cartel, a lonely, overbearing tourist looks to fit in by helping the cartel rob Mexico’s most dangerous drug lord, throwing him into a world of drugs, crime, and rival gangs.

  • FTW

    FTW Budget: $100K - $1M | Adventure Comedy After shaking on a bet to see who can have sex with someone from every country, a group of eccentric coworkers travel around Europe to up the stakes and learn about life, love, and friendship while on the run from Romania's most notorious mob boss.

  • Livin' The Afterlife

    Livin' The Afterlife Budget: $0 - $100K | Animation Comedy A deadbeat stoner dies and wakes up in purgatory to discover his long-lost grandpa is a mafia Don who runs the afterlife. Now he must earn his way into heaven while helping his grandpa save the family business.

  • High Noon

    High Noon Budget: $0 - $100K | Animation Comedy An overbearing swindler, a weary gun-for-hire, and the semi-mystical creature known as Bigfoot team up and fight off gangs, con artists, money-hungry bureaucrats, and their sorted pasts to go down in history as the Old West's first known weed growers and dealers.

  • Hallows Eve High

    Hallows Eve High Budget: $10M - $30M | Family Animation On Halloween night, the timid son of Frankenstein travels to the Human Realm in search of technology that will allow his vampire crush to be seen in photographs. With the help of a teenage paranormal investigator,  he takes on monster hunters, bullies, and his own insecurities before racing home to save the community that’s always rejected him.

  • Turn Back Time

    Turn Back Time Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Comedy After learning that their ex-classmate has become an evil tyrant who’s set to destroy the world, two assassins and a bounty hunter are sent back in time to put a stop to the oppressor, only to find that their past actions may have been the source of his evil ways.

Awards

  • Semi-Finalist at the Screen Craft Animation Screenwriting Competition
    (2020)

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