Ryan is an award-winning filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. He's produced, directed, DOP'd, and written features, shorts, web series, corporate/branded and social content spanning a multitude of genre from coming-of-age drama, to maker documentaries, to practical-fx heavy horror, to sketch comedy, to children's series.
CONTACT: ryancouldrey@gmail.com
AWARDS
• THE TRAINEE - Toronto 48 Hour Film Project 2018 - Audience Choice & Best FX
• SKIN DEEP - 6ix Screams International Festival 2018 - Best FX
• SKIN DEEP - Rode Reel International 2018 - Runner Up for Best FX
• A FISTFUL OF MOLARS - Upstate NY Horror Fest 2018 - Best Mini Short
• FARM IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD - Lakeshorts International 2018 - Best Comedy
• SNOW - Canadian International Film Fest 2014 - Special Jury Prize
PRESS
"SKIN DEEP was terrifying and grotesque... super creepy and weird. The physical effects were great! I will never look at a croissant the same way again." - About to Review Podcast episode 154
"Telling a fully engaging, horrifying, and profound story using only visuals in just 3 minutes is quite an achievement... Diana and Ali Chappell combine to make the shop owner’s transformation truly breathtaking." - Nightmarish Conjurings on SKIN DEEP
"This modern fairy-tale-gone-wrong takes a grim appraisal of societal beauty standards for women... the 100% practical effects and some inspired casting make SKIN DEEP a visceral, unsettling — and yet somehow empowering? —experience." - Anatomy of a Scream
"[A FISTFUL OF MOLARS is] cute and macabre, with a dark twist... FOUR STARS" - SK On Movies
"There’s something soothing about watching the creation of calligraphy script up close... [INK - WRITTEN BY HAND is] all so very satisfying in that ASMR way." - The Verge 
"Meet a handwriting revivalist who is trying to save this dying art form [in INK - WRITTEN BY HAND]" -  The Globe & Mail
"The shots [in SNOW - BASED ON THE GRAPHIC NOVEL] are echoes of the pages of a graphic novel and the slow pace is soothing." - BlogTO
"Let it Snow, let it Snow, let it Snow. Benjamin Rivers's graphic novel SNOW, already adapted as a quirky video game, is now set to become a feature film." - The Globe & Mail
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