Creativity and leadership has been at the center of Ryan’s professional career for over a decade. Before focusing his talents on film and video production, Ryan’s work ranged from in-house creative strategy to development and execution of marketing and mixed-media campaigns, copywriting, photography, graphic design, and agency broadcast production.
Ryan excels at creative ideation and melds creative direction with marketable content through film/video and more -- uniquely executing content strategies and solutions to modern marketing challenges. His work has ranged for agencies, start-ups and corporate businesses nationwide from Chicago to Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Seattle.
He also tries not to speak in the third person this much.
Specialties: creative direction, creative project management, film and video direction, director of photography / cinematographer, graphic design / motion graphic design, digital strategy
Film by Leeway Films / Ryan Schwalm (Comedy and Short) Director A man and the world around him goes into a panic when the internet just up and leaves.
Film by Adam LaPine (Sci-Fi and Short) Producer
Purap Oasis: Defensive Chair
Video by Leeway Films (Comedy and Short) Director Commercial spot for an Amazon listing
Yoga for Salvador
Film by Wanderhouse Productions (Comedy, Drama and Short) Assistant Camera A prodigal sister returns home to her home in the San Juan Islands, desiring to sell an original Dali, the family heirloom, to save the world she and her husband have built. But first, she must win the artwork by defeating her free-spirited sister in the way they have since they were children - a yoga battle.
Film by Ryan Schwalm (Short) Director
AdWeek Best of Brand Hoaxes
Best Picture - "Dessinez Moi" - DePaul University