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An aspiring young film producer, Ryan is driven to produce big budget studio level feature films. 

Producing from a young age, in 2 short years of professional film production, he has produced over 50 industry-level digital video pieces himself. 

Providing a one stop shop to his clients, Ryan has concepted, written, shot, directed, edited, mastered, and fully produced over 110 professional pieces for the corporate, documentary, and narrative markets.

He plans to ascend the ranks of a major production house in Los Angeles while venturing out to known financiers to fund the next generation's action/adventure box office hits.

He currently holds a position as Senior Video Producer at his company, FootSteps Productions, and likes to visit the beach and travel when he can.

Work experience

Oct 2008Present


Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Producer for faculty and professors: Peter Franks, Sharon Franks, and Andrew Dickson

Ryan provided full production services to ensure that their video was exactly what the client required and exactly what the client wanted.

Mar 2005Present


FootSteps Productions

Founded in 2005,  Ryan wanted to provide the general public an inexpensive alternative to larger overhead video production facilities.  FootSteps was conceived as a low overhead, low price-point industry level video production company that utilizes industry level equipment to provide crisp, clean, well thought out video marketing and documentation.

Since forming FootSteps Productions, Ryan has self produced for government agencies, corporations in and around the Southern California area, entertainment artists and performers worldwide, and San Diego not-for-profit organizations.

Ryan provides services for concepting with clients, writing and finalizing a script for the production, setting up and filming each and every shot FootSteps has ever made, directing the path of each production, editing and mastering each project for use on the internet and DVD/BluRay.  Almost every FootSteps production is entirely produced by Ryan alone.

May 2008Sep 2009


UCSD Student Health

Production of various health education related video series, including:

HPV Series

Sexual Education Series

Departmental Visual Walkthrough

Ryan provided full production services to ensure that their video was exactly what the client required and exactly what the client wanted.

Jul 2008Jul 2009


Torrey Pines Orthopaedic Medical Group

Producer of an informative patient video piece on various common procedures in an orthopaedic practice.

Ryan provided full production services to ensure that their video was exactly what the client required and exactly what the client wanted.

Jul 2008Dec 2008


UCSD Research Affairs

Held an on-staff position at Research Affairs, producing for various departments on UC San Diego's campus.

Ryan provided full production services to ensure that their video was exactly what the department required and exactly what the department wanted.

Aug 2008Nov 2008


UCSD Environment and Sustainability Initiative

Produced limited run commercials and materials for the Earth Week Film Festival.

Ryan provided full production services to ensure that their video was exactly what the client required and exactly what the client wanted.

Aug 2008Sep 2008

Marketing: Morning Light Premiere

San Diego Film Festival

Provided logistics for physical and virtual marketing for the premiere of Walt Disney's Morning Light.

Executive Producer: Roy E. Disney

Jul 2002Aug 2002

Supporting Actor - Clipping Adam

Flying Time Productions

Played the role of Pete

Executive Producer: Michael Picchiottino


Sep 2006Present


University of California, San Diego

A student of UC San Diego's prestigious Revelle College.  Ryan focused his education on the Business of the Film Production and Entertainment Industry while also having a general education area of focus in Biological Sciences.

Focusing his major studies on Entrepreneurship in Entertainment and it's relation to today's Digital Cinema market.

GPA in Major: 3.75

Jan 2009May 2009

Semester at Sea: Spring 2009

University of Virginia

A world reknowned study abroad program that enhances the individual's understanding of the world as a whole.

Ryan was able to open himself to the cultures of the Bahamas, Spain, Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, Mauritius, India, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Hawaii, Guatemala, and Panama.

Semester at Sea's mission is to educate individuals for leadership, service, and success in shaping our interdependent world. We are committed to providing profoundly transformative study-abroad experiences that emphasize global exchange and awareness. We will continue to make a positive world impact by developing leaders who have the knowledge and perspective necessary to promote greater understanding of all peoples and all cultures.

While abroad, Ryan developed relationships with individuals in the United States and across the globe.

Sep 2003Jun 2006

High School Degree

Torrey Pines High School


Screen Actor's Guild Eligible
Currently a SAG Eligible actor
BMW Driving Certification
Certification from BMW North America in the areas of Emergency Accident Avoidance
Vocal Performance
10 years with the world reknown San Diego Children's Choir Has toured both domestically and internationally Invited to perform a solo performance for the San Diego Padres during the 7th inning stretch at Petco Park Numerous times performing on local San Diego radio stations Has previously performed with the San Diego Chamber Orchestra and the band Styx
Final Cut Editor
Edit Professionally: Virtual tours Promos Commercials Press Releases Features Music Videos Experimental Documentary Narrative  



Peter Franks

Client for an detailed video exploring the stratification of the ocean's depths

Commissioned through the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Harrison Watts

Employer for multiple videos contracted through UC San Diego's Research Affairs, including videos for:

UC Natural Reserve System

Institute of Engineering in Medicine

UC San Diego Research Affairs staff

Maria Ramirez

Client for multiple video series for UC San Diego's Student Health Services, including:

UCSD SHS visual walkthrough

HPV Series

Sexual Health Series

Jeff Sanchez

A local artist that collaborated with Ryan to produce an edgy narrative dance video set underwater.