Orleans Parish, New Orleans, LA, USA
Declan Ryan’s Career began in early 2000 in his home town of Chicago. He Field Produced episodic documentaries for WWTW, The Travel Channel, Fox and cinematographer for two successful auto racing documentaries, FOURBANGERS and TRAILER RACER. After witnessing the wake of Katrina’s destruction, Ryan gathered up his gear, enlisted investors and produced his documentary, “HELLP” in 2006. Ryan’s directorial debut came that same year with “ULBERT”, an award winning documentary on bipolar disorder. It later became a standard for education in institutions across the globe. From 2008 to 2010 Declan produced and shot John Richie’s SHELLSHOCKED, a hit documentary about New Orleans youth and gun violence.
His most recent work involves bringing two feature films, PARANORMAL ABDUCTION and OPEN TABLES to worldwide digital audiences in 2017. He is starting 2018 strong with a February release of a documentary called 42 GRAMS on Netflix, and producing 3 more feature films, GHOST EMPIRE; The Forgotten Story of Harvey Comics and The Tabasco Documentary, the Exploding Hearts and WRAITH (a feature thriller).