Ryan Stratton is a film director, music composer and accomplished multi-instrumentalist who plays piano, guitar, bass, drums, as well as orchestral and world percussion. Ryan is attending Chapman University in Orange, CA., as a major in Screenwriting with a minor in film music. A versatile musician, Stratton has performed in numerous musical groups in the Detroit area. He played bass and contributed to lead vocals to the Metro Detroit based rock band, "Live the Dash," and later played bass, rhythm guitar, and sang lead vocals in the Troy/Birmingham based metal band, "In Mind. Read more... "music for films, and received his first film composer credit on the short film, "Hunting Blind." After composing music for various trailers, commercials, and promotional videos, Ryan scored his first feature film, "Dark Night of the Pumpkinman." Soon after, he composed the original score for his directorial debut, a vampire film entitled, "Blood Angel". He has since directed and composed the original score for all of the ArkLight Pictures projects. In college, Stratton is exceptionally motivated to pursue new challenges and create professional opportunities for himself. Presently, he is very busy building a niche for himself by composing music for numerous student films, including "Hawk P.I.," "Emigrate," and "Murphy's Law," as well as his third directorial narrative effort, "Infinite."