Ryan Velasquez | Director

About

Biography

My name is Ryan, and I direct things.

I am currently in post-production on a digital series I wrote, directed, and executive-produced called RE-DATE (2017), which is being financed and produced by Macro Ventures.

Before that, I wrote and directed DROWNING (2015) which screened at the LA Film Festival and premiered on PBS. And before that, I directed OJALÁ (2012), which won a DGA Award and screened at a bunch of festivals around the world.

I also produce and direct content for the Academy (aka the Oscars), where I've won a CLIO Award for my work. 

I am associated with the following things:

+Ryan Murphy TV Directing Mentorship Program '17
+FOX Comedy Apprenticeship Program '16
+FOX Global Directors Initiative '16
+Film Independent Project Involve '15
+American Film Institute Directing '12
+Human being of the world '85
+A date that went well between my folks '84

Festivals & Awards

DROWNING (2015)
+Los Angeles Film Festival
+World Premiere on PBS

OJALÁ (2012)
+Directors Guild of America *Student Award*
+USA Film Festival *Jury Award*
+FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival
+Urbanworld Film Festival
+San Diego Film Festival
+Newport Beach Film Festival
+Brooklyn Film Festival
+Little Rock Film Festival
+Heartland Film Festival
+Riverside International Film Festival
+LA Shorts Fest
+San Antonio Film Festival
+Breckenridge Film Festival
+San Diego Latino Film Festival
+Green Bay Film Festival
+Garden State Film Festival
+Boston Latino Film Festival
+Los Cortos Film Festival
+Cinesol Film Festival

RECORD BREAKER (2012)
+LA Shorts Fest *Best Comedy*
+Cleveland International Film Festival
+Indie Memphis Film Festival

ACADEMY ORIGINALS
+2015 CLIO Key Art Awards *Gold CLIO*
+Creativity Online's Pick of the Day

 

 

Contact Info

[email] rvelasqu@gmail.com
[mobile] 415 238 3843

 

I directed this too.