Ryan W. Smith
Ryan is a screenwriter for film and television, living in Vancouver, Canada. With his roots in improv comedy and theatre, Ryan studied for his M.F.A. at York University, and is now on the writing staff of YTV's "Some Assembly Required." Previously, he wrote for YTV/Disney's sitcom, "Mr. Young." A recipient of the Leo Award for his work on the show, Ryan also holds the Super Channel Emerging Screenwriter Award, for a fantasy/adventure feature he co-wrote with his brother and oft-writing partner, Tony Dean Smith. Ryan has most recently written "Grave Halloween," a horror/thriller feature for SyFy Movies. Read more... has appeared at a variety of festivals, including SXSW and the Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Rhode Island international film festivals. Ryan is represented as a screenwriter by Carmen Bonnici at Pacific Artists Management.