As a director or producer, Ryan has worked for Red Bull, STV, BBC, World Travel and on two feature films, winning multiple international awards for ‘Time Teens: The Beginning’ for best film and best director. He has his own production company Dreamcastle Films www.dreamcastle-films.com
Other credits include media work for the official ‘Wicked’ & ‘Kinky Boots’ UK tours, ‘The Steamie’ and John Byrne’s ‘Cuttin’ a Rug’. He also directed short Films ‘Big Red’ & ‘The Wrong Guy’ with Andy Gray and Elaine C Smith and latterly worked with BBC’s ‘River City’. Ryan is a frequent collaborator as a director with Gilded Balloon at Edinburgh Fringe and Scottish tours.
In theatre, directed ‘Neither God nor Angel’ by Tim Barrow, Grant Stott in ‘Tales From Behind the Mic’, ‘Confessional’ by David Weir starring Jonathan Watson, ‘Double Feature’ by Philip Differ, starring Edinburgh King’s comedy favourites Andy Gray and Grant Stott and sell out musical ‘A Bottle of Wine & Patsy Cline’ by Morag Fullarton.
He has taught acting for camera at the Royal Conservatoire Scotland and for UNSUB actors and frequently collaborates with Shooters films and Spiritaid on social and documentary films.
Ryan is currently developing two new features and a TV movie.