This has been a milestone year for Ryan's screenwriting career. His Rom-Com COMING UP SHORT placed as a SEMIFINALIST in the Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards Season 7. His family screenplay WILD WILD CHRISTMAS placed as a SEMIFINALIST in Emerging Screenwriters Family & Holiday Screenplay Competition. His animation screenplay MEET THE ROACHES made the QUARTERFINALS of the stage 32 3rd Annual New Voices in Animation Contest! His short script THIS NEW WEST was named to Coverfly's RED LIST as the #4 WESTERN SHORT of ALL-TIME He's got screenwriting accolades for days and more ideas than he can put down on paper. His success as a screenwriter can be summed up in four words: BIG DREAMS. NO BUDGET.
STOW WOLF Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery ⋄ Horror When a blood thirsty animal begins targeting students at a local high school, the one surviving victim and only eye witness quickly becomes the prime suspect in a homicide investigation.
Meet the Roaches Family ⋄ Animation After a family of high-class cockroaches are fumigated out of their Beverly Hills mansion, they try adapting to a new lower-class lifestyle in Los Angeles.
Coming Up Short Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance ⋄ Comedy A successful bachelor has it all except where it counts—in his pants. With the help of his best friend, he joins an online dating site in an attempt to find miss right and discover if size really does matter.
Wild Wild Christmas Budget: $1M - $5M | Family ⋄ Adventure A woman is taken on a wild adventure back in time to the old west where she must try to change the outcome of an event that caused her late relatives to renounce Christmas over a hundred years earlier.
The Unfortunate Death of Charlie Grimm Budget: $1M - $5M | Fantasy ⋄ Drama On the night of his death, a drug dealer in over his head is given a second chance to find redemption and change his fate from none other than Death himself.
This New West Budget: $0 - $100K | Western ⋄ Drama A drifter returns home after years of searching for the man responsible for his wife's abduction, but events soon unfold that suggest the truth is closer than he ever expected.
Alibi in the Sky Budget: $100K - $1M | Film-noir ⋄ Crime A rundown police detective must investigate a mysterious death aboard an airplane while transporting a fugitive back to the United States.
TV Series (Crime, Drama, Film-Noir and Short) Writer, Producer, Director, Actor This five part webseries follows two young narcotics officers in Los Angeles who find themselves at odds with one another and the law as they try to piece together the truth on their most recent case.
Quarterfinalist, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition
Semifinalist, Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Award 7th Season
Semifinalist, Emerging Screenwriters Family & Holiday Screenplay Competition
Quarterfinalist, 3rd Annual New Voices in Animation Screenplay Competition
Finalist, Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards 4th with This New West
Semifinalist, The Southern California Screenplay Competition with This New West
Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition with This New West
Quarterfinalist, ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition with Alibi in the Sky
University of Central Florida