Ryan Parker is a Director and Cinematographer born in New London, CT. He developed a love for movies during his later high school years and throughout his college career, through films such as Children of Men (2006), Moonlight (2016), and The Lighthouse (2019). He a graduate of the School of Communications at American University in Washington, DC, where he studied Film and Media Arts and Literature. While at AU, he worked on and developed a wide array video/film projects most crew roles. He also studied ab


9/19 – 11/19

Assistant Director Rodinny Podnik

Film (Short) — FAMU International Details
9/19 – 11/19

Created, maintained, and distributed work schedules, shot lists, and call sheets. Maintained schedule while on set.

12/17 – 10/18

Sound Mixer (Also Grip) Fence (Season 2)

YouTube — Scripted (TV) — American University Television Details
12/17 – 10/18

Served as both Sound Mixer and Grip for the ATV Web Series "Fence". Included recording, boom operation, file management, lighting setups.



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Class of '20

American University

Bachelor of Arts

My Gear

  • Tripod
  • Shotgun Mic
  • Boom pole
  • lens kit
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema
  • XLR Cables


  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Photography
  • Video Editing
  • Final Draft
  • Screenwriting
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Cinematography
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office Suite