Company: Visit Films
Prior to founding Visit Films with Sylvain Tron, Ryan spent a number of years in International Distribution at Focus Features. With Visit Films, he has been responsible for the worldwide sales of a number of important American independent and international films that have premiered in festivals such as Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, and Toronto from filmmakers as diverse as Harmonie Korine, Werner Herzog, the Duplass Brothers, Ali Samadi Ahadi, Joe Swanberg and David Robert Mitchell.
In 2010, he was on the road for 4 1/2 months and pitched to buyers on 4 continents. He has sat on numerous panels and roundtables around the world and is on the IFP Film Week advisory board. Ryan graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.