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Erin Ryan

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Body of work

Third Tiny Desk Production with KOSER Music shot in REC Philly in February of 2024.


Leave Me Alone is the second track off their debut album Loudmouth Soup. If you want to be part of their premiere track’s music video currently in pre-production, please reach out!

A docu-music video celebrating beloved Philly artist Chill Moody’s career release of his vault track “Horns at the Funeral” on his latest EP We Still Got Time (2023).


Visually chronicling Chill’s life leading up to it’s debut performance, he performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra as The Mann Center’s inaugural artist in residency.

Inspired by Todd Haynes’ Carol, Erin wanted to direct a cinematic sex scene.


But what if only one person wanted to have sex?


In Alex, Stop, we experience the perspective of unwanted sexual encounters from its survivors, written in the Me-Too boom of 2019.

Set in gentrifying Brooklyn, Erin Ryan teams up with The Slashening’s director and writer Brandon Bassham to director cinematography in this sequel-by-popular-demand TROMA-cult classic slasher-comedy film.

2018 - 2019

South Korean Shorts

Erin directed two films in her time living in South Korea.


Release 해방 (2019) is a bi-lingual experimental film calling into question the dichotomy between raising Korean-American men from a Bo


Nice Hat (2018) is a film about the parting of Expat lovers and was awarded Best Director in the KIXX 48 hour film festival.

NY artist Mysonne Linen performs his spoken-word poem live on the streets of NYC’s Black Lives Matter movement which is where Love Isn’t Enough begins.


Erin was hired to co-direct this narrative feature film by writer-producer Saquan Jones. Erin was specifically hired to lead character development and direction for the female lead (ASHLEY BLOOM).


Agency

80% of clinical trial participants are white.


Erin Ryan directs and produces this film focusing on the disparity in clinical trial representation told by dedicated voices in the field working to bridge this sizable gap.


Sponsored by Merck.

2023

SXSW Shell House

Erin travelled to Anton’s House of Blues at SXSW in Austin, TX to cover Shell’s sustainable energy installation.


Highlight | Full Story

2022

GBT Legacy Film

Erin Ryan sits down with key members of Global Blood Therapeutics, a company whose dedication to sickle-cell treatment outpaced its cohort by a decade.


This story honors the bittersweet experience of GBT’s acquisition to a larger company as the medical world catches up to their appetite to support this complex disease.

Press

REEL REVIEW:

SLASHENING: THE FINAL BEGINNING


MORBIDLY BEAUTIFUL

Dean Cundey would be proud of Slashening’s cinematographer, Erin Ryan” write up of The Slashening: The Final Beginning slasher-comedy, produced by popular demand with TROMA Entertainment (NYC).


FESTIVAL REVIEW:

LOVE ISN’T ENOUGH


ROGEREBERT.COM

Love Isn’t Enough gets a festival review from RogerEbert.com calling it “A Blue Valentine of sorts for the Black Lives Matter discourse.” and more, above.

Erin Ryan & Kara Lieff

New York Series


CREATIVE MAESTRO

Josh Wearing interviews Director Erin Ryan and her assistant Kara Lieff about what it takes to make a film including tips for those wanting to study the craft of filmmaking on the heels of an Alex Stop focus study.

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Erin Ryan

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eryanfilms@gmail.com

@erinfuckingryan