Ryan is a documentary film maker and video artist.
His work is interested in our relationship with the natural world and the way that political contestation has shaped the landscapes and spaces we live within. He uses a range of documentary practices such as field recording, oral history interviewing and observational filmmaking as well as experimental video and aural collage techniques.
His work has been featured in exhibitions and film festivals internationally. He recently completed a moving image installation for the Dean Heritage Centre in the Forest of Dean and is currently working on a film in Iraq.
Ryan has taught filmmaking skills, film theory and has facilitated participatory video projects.
“My classes are interactive and practical as I believe that the best way to learn about filmmaking is through making films!”