Ryan Shovey

Ryan Shovey

Creepy/Cool Pictures

Director, editor and screenwriter in Los Angeles, California

About Ryan

Hello, I'm Ryan Shovey. I'm an independent Director/ Film Maker in Los Angeles looking to create new and interesting film projects. I have won a couple awards at a few different festivals over the years, and my most recent short film, Mirrored, is traveling the festival circuit as we speak. I really hope to connect with some Producers, Executive Producers, Writers, Actors, etc. who all want to make great films and videos!


Name: Ryan Shovey

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Creepy/Cool Pictures

Occupation: Director, Editor, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Assistant Editor, Colorist and Motion Graphic Design

Unique traits: Technical and visual directing while focusing on character and pacing. Blend of classic hollywood looks and camera movements mixed with modern techniques in color and overall tone. Well thought out plan before stepping foot on set. Trade work as an editor, meaning I know how to shoot what's needed and what's most efficient for the post production process. Works really well under pressure and sudden changes. Collaborates and communicates really well with actors, cinematographers, and post-production team. Able to stretch a dollar and make $1000 look like $1mil.

Credits

  • The Twin

    The Twin (2017)
    Film (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A woman (Brigid Brannagh) springs into action after discovering that the twin brother (Timothy Granaderos) of her daughter's boyfriend escapes from a mental institution and hatches a twisted plan for revenge.

  • The Toast

    The Toast (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Director A web series about two women living their day-to-day lives while questioning the world around them, co-created and starring Nicole Bird and Brittany V Gates.

  • Piel Salvaje

    Piel Salvaje (2015 - 2016)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Director Add a Plot »

  • The Crooked Man

    The Crooked Man (2016)
    TV Movie (Horror) Miscellaneous Crew While at a slumber party, twelve-year-old Olivia is blamed for the horrific and mysterious death of her friend, after singing a song (created by a reclusive mastermind, Milo White) that summons a demonic figure known as 'The Crooked Man'. Returning to her hometown six years later, a string of unusual deaths lead Olivia (Angelique Rivera) to believe that she's still being haunted by whatever she saw that fateful night. Once you sing the rhyme, everyone in the house is cursed to die by his hands. Written by Teaser-Trailer.com

  • Sniper: Special Ops

    Sniper: Special Ops (2016)
    Film (Action, Drama and War) Miscellaneous Crew A Special Ops Military Force, led by Sergeant Vic Mosby (Tim Abell) with an expert sniper Sergeant Jake Chandler (Steven Seagal) as "Over Watch" during a special mission are sent to a remote Afghan village to extract an American Congressman being held by the Taliban. The rescue mission is a success, but Jake, separated after a firefight with the enemy, stays behind to help an injured soldier. Sergeant Vic Mosby desperately tries to convince Lieutenant Colonel Jackson (Dale Dye) to let him go back and save the soldiers, but is ordered on a mission to retrieve a truckload of munitions which could be vital for the military base. In direct violation of orders, Vic and his Special Ops Team decide to head back to the village to rescue the stranded soldiers. Outnumbered and out gunned, Vic and his men engage in a massive shootout against the enemy, while Jake uses his expert skills to help save them all from certain death. Written by Raymond Gray

  • Now You See Me 2

    Now You See Me 2 (2016)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime and 2 More) Animation department One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry, a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all. Written by Production

  • Money Monster

    Money Monster (2016)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Animation department In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty, who are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O'Connell) forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets. Written by Sony Pictures Entertainment

  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War (2016)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Animation department With many people fearing the actions of super heroes, the government decides to push for the Hero Registration Act, a law that limits a hero's actions. This results in a division in The Avengers. Iron Man stands with this Act, claiming that their actions must be kept in check otherwise cities will continue to be destroyed, but Captain America feels that saving the world is daring enough and that they cannot rely on the government to protect the world. This escalates into an all-out war between Team Iron Man (Iron Man, Black Panther, Vision, Black Widow, War Machine, and Spider-Man) and Team Captain America (Captain America, Bucky Barnes, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, and Ant Man) while a new villain emerges. Written by RespectTheHyphen

  • I'll Be Alone for Christmas

    I'll Be Alone for Christmas (2015)
    Film (Short and Horror) Director When a woman finds herself alone on Christmas, she seeks solace in social media. But, when an unexpected visitor enters her home, she realizes she won't be alone for much longer.

  • The Christmas Gift

    The Christmas Gift (2015)
    TV Movie (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew A reporter searches for a stranger who unknowingly changed her life with an anonymous Christmas gift.

  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man (2015)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Animation department Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Written by @PtotheSmizzo

  • Kung Fu Style

    Kung Fu Style (2015)
    Film (Animation) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The plot follows Kung Fu kid Dodo Lee, who dreams of being a star at Oscar Lei's studio but is stuck as a puppeteer in his never satisfied father's show. When Dodo encounters super star Kitty Mo, dream and reality clash and the pair find themselves in a fight between good and evil orchestrated by the power crazed Oscar. Written by Front Row Filmed Entertainment

  • Lover

    Lover (2015)
    by Carpenter Hill Productions Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Composer

  • Mirrored

    Mirrored (2015)
    Film (short) by Carpenter Hill Productions Director, Cinematographer, Editor

  • Cecilia

    Cecilia (2014)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Director When a young girl keeps having nightmares, her mother calls in an old friend to get to the bottom of it. But, what they discover is more horrifying than they could imagine.

  • Voltea Pa'Que Te Enamores

    Voltea Pa'Que Te Enamores (2014)
    Television Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

  • Road Rip

    Road Rip (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer A road trip to Las Vegas is cut short when a game to determine who will pick up the bar tab makes life unbearable for those stuck inside the car.

  • To Gym or Not to Gym

    To Gym or Not to Gym (2014)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer After a night of binge eating pizza, a couple resolves to join a gym.

  • Help Wanted

    Help Wanted (2013)
    TV Movie (Comedy) Director Food Mart has mysteriously lost one of its managers, Jesse Brooks. Now the responsibility of finding a replacement falls solely on Tim since Stephen refuses to take part in interviewing a bunch of lowlifes. But how does Food Mart's two managers juggle its apathetic employees, eccentric customers, and a recently caught shoplifter all while trying to fill the void left by Jesse? Help is definitely Wanted. Written by Peter Zuppardo

  • The Audition

    The Audition (2013)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Director An actress on her way to a late-night audition in New Orleans is cornered by a gang of seedy men before she reveals a supernatural secret which stops them dead in their tracks.

  • Government Lies

    Government Lies (2013)
    Television (Drama) Director Episode 1 opens up the scene with Erica having an affair on Tom while he's away at war, apparently Tom is dead but Erica swears he was in the house when Stephen, her lover was murdered, now Erica is the prime suspect in the murder, stay tuned for the unexpected twists ahead! Written by Deanna Meske

  • Jungle Master

    Jungle Master (2013)
    Film (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew When Rainie runs away from home after her mom forgot about her birthday, she is magically transported from the big city to an enchanted jungle in an unfamiliar land, where she meets Blue. With the help of Blue's grandfather and their newfound friend Mulla, they embark on an epic adventure to help Blue become the leader he is destined to be and save the rainforest from the villainous Boss Cain. Written by Grindstone Entertainment Group [us]

  • Bridge of Sighs

    Bridge of Sighs (2013)
    Film (Short and Drama) Visual effects An imprisoned juvenile tells the extraordinary story of one night in his young life in an effort to convince a parole board that he should not be sent to prison for the deaths of two white men, when circumstances of this night have made it difficult to prove otherwise. Written by Anonymous

  • Simple Act

    Simple Act (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Visual effects Even in the worst of times, a simple act of kindness can change lives.

  • Homelicide

    Homelicide (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Editorial department New Orleans' homeless are being found mysteriously murdered, and the city tries to understand why. As a local blogger struggles to discover the truth behind the murders her blog posts reveal that the killer may be closer than we think. Written by Anonymous

  • Hunter

    Hunter (2012)
    Film (Short and Horror) Director Valerie, a beautiful college student, decides to stay at home tonight so she can catch up on her studies. Her roommates are all away for a party, so she is just taking it easy for a change. However, the masked figure who stands behind her and watches her in the dark has different plans for the night's activities. Written by Ryan Shovey

  • Hotcakes

    Hotcakes (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Western) Visual effects Marty has an anger problem. It gets him into trouble famously. While waiting and hoping against hope that his ex-wife will show at their usual post-prison release rendezvous spot, he is goaded by another recently released before running into a third ex-con with different ideas about how to spend the night. The only thing the three of them really agree on is that the hotcakes are tasty. When a fortune teller catches Marty's eye and warns him that the night will go blacker than he would like and beyond his control, he takes the outcome into his own hands, with unexpected results. Written by Anonymous

  • Dark Blue

    Dark Blue (2011)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Action News 5

    Action News 5 (2011)
    Film (Comedy) Sound department A team of stoner misfits must learn to be professional field news reporters with the help of an old-timer as they face layoffs from an dishonest executive.

  • Zeik's Bad Day

    Zeik's Bad Day (2010)
    Film (Short and Horror) Director Tells the story of Zeik in his quest to win over the girl he loves even after having a really bad day.

  • In Camera

    In Camera (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A group of entitled and overambitious twentysomethings gather for a reunion weekend at a secluded Rocky Mountain cabin. Unbeknown to everyone, they are being videotaped by their twisted host. However, things spiral out of control when one of the guests mysteriously dies. Written by Christopher J. Blake

  • Just Another Day

    Just Another Day (2009)
    Film (Drama and Music) Miscellaneous Crew Follows a day in the life of two men living at either end of the music game. A successful rapper, A-Maze, is dealing with the pitfalls and trappings of his success and facing new challenges in the music business to get a check while the other, Young Eastie, is a young man struggling in a harsh world that is threatening to destroy him. Written by Urbanworld Film Festival

  • Acts of Mercy

    Acts of Mercy (2009)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Nurse Maggie Collins begins caring for the residents of Moss Oak Manor nursing home under the watchful eye of head nurse Baker. Unexpectedly, Maggie finds herself on an ethical minefield, where good intentions turn into ambition and mercy elicits murder. Written by Anonymous

  • American Idol

    American Idol (2009)
    Television (Game-Show, Music and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star Search" clone. After each song that was sung, the judges, Abdul, Jackson and Cowell, then critique that finalist's chosen song. After each show's ending, America must vote for a finalist to whom they really think their performance is good using this AT&T (now Cingular Wireless) or any other cellular phone to cast votes with. Once the votes are locked in, the judges and America decides who has the most and the least amount of votes, and the contestant with the least amount of votes is eliminated, and it goes on each week's show until the winner is crowned as "American Idol," where he/she wins a recording contract worth up to $1,000,000. The rest of the other finalists to whom they have been voted off before (the runner-up) also get recording contracts, too. Written by Gary Richard Collins II (gcollinsii@aol.com)

  • The Tell-Tale Heart

    The Tell-Tale Heart (2008)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director Add a Plot »

  • Terror Inside

    Terror Inside (2008)
    Film (Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew In the smallest of Florida towns a lone well driller, Joe, works gathering geological samples for a university study. Unknowingly, Joe unearths more than just primordial muck from deep below the swamp. A strange oozing liquid, is absorbed into Joe's skin and slowly transposes his sense of pain and pleasure. Unaware that he is now a victim and carrier of a horrible virus, Joe lingers in town a few extra days to woo the town's pretty diner waitress, Maria. Allen, a weekly town visitor and long time suitor of Maria's, is unaware of Joe's romantic interest. When Allen's frequent visits to see Maria are delayed by work, Allen must make a final decision to quit his job and propose to Maria or break off their relationship. When Allen makes the decision to move to Ochopee and marry Maria he arrives to find the town a changed place. Maria, often hinting at marriage, is no longer interested and somehow a darker, sullen woman. Other townspeople are nowhere to be found. Pretty storefronts are now... Written by Jozef Lenders

  • The Mess

    The Mess (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Jim comes home from a tough day at the office only to find a nightmare: trash overflowing, dishes in the sink, daughter Ash holed up in her room with the music blaring, and his bedroom left in shambles by wife Pam, whose messiness drives him nuts. He's seen it all too many times. But this time he fails to see the bigger picture. Written by Art D'Alessandro

  • The Coffin Maker

    The Coffin Maker (2008)
    Film (Short and Western) Visual effects A Surrealistic tale of a coffin maker.

  • My Big Redneck Wedding

    My Big Redneck Wedding (2008)
    Television (Documentary) Editorial department A reality TV program that documents down-home country couples as they prepare to take a trip down the aisles of matrimony.

  • Strokes

    Strokes (2008)
    TV Movie (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Since exploding onto the scene The Strokes have given rock music the strangling it so badly needed. Not only have they won the hearts and minds of the music press and alternative crowd but they have also crossed over into the mainstream without sacrificing any of their credibility. In just three years, The Strokes have gone from low-key New York club band to internationally famous major league players. The Strokes 'New York Stories' now tells the complete and unauthorized story behind the band for the first time. Written by Anonymous

  • Kali Ma

    Kali Ma (2007)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department When an Indian mother finds out her son is the victim of a vicious bully, she delivers her own brand of vigilante justice. Part electric action thriller, part exhilarating comedy, KALI MA finds the secrets that divide mothers and sons and the love that brings them together. Written by Anonymous

Education

  • Valencia Community College Arts and Entertainment Program (Orlando, FL)
    (2005-2007)

Desert Island Movies

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  • Since: November 2011
  • Last online: 4 days ago
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