Summary

Ryan Ecker, originally from Freeburg, IL, is a MFA Creative Producing Graduate from Columbia College Chicago. As a Producer Ryan wants to make films that deal with environmental and critical social issues that promote change.

Credits

10/15 – Current

Producer Home Cooked

Film (Short) Details
10/15 – Current

Developed concept and script with the Director. Gathered and managed production crew. Scouted locations. Planned travel and lodging logistics. planned and managed budget. Managed production during Principal Photography. Worked with Director and Editor with editing the film.

8/16 – 9/16

Carpenter Chicago PD 4

NBC — Scripted (TV) — Wolf Films Inc Details
8/16 – 9/16

My responsibilities included looking at blue print and building the set, putting the sets together, installed walls, panels, doors, and other set pieces on location all over Chicago.

5/15 – 6/16

Director Seven Linden

Film (Short) Details
5/15 – 6/16

Developed shot list, and interview questions. Directed camera and cast.

5/15 – 6/16

Producer Seven Linden

Film (Short) Details
5/15 – 6/16

Researched topic for a documentary, planned travel, and lodging logistics for crew. Arranged interviews and shooting schedule for shoot.

11/14 – 6/16

Producer The Goat

Film (Short) Details
11/14 – 6/16

Developed the script, scouted locations, found crew, planned travel, transportation, catering, and other production logistics. Casting Director, supervised post production.

6/15 – 1/16

Editor Seven Linden

Film (Short) Details
6/15 – 1/16

Edited film from shots gathered during shooting using Adobe Premiere.

10/15 – 11/15

Construction Coordinator In a Quite House

Film (Short) Details
10/15 – 11/15

Managed construction team building the set for the film. Assigned jobs to the construction crew and assisted with any help the crew needed, found solutions for any problems during the build. taught crew members how to build and use tools during the build. Assisted in construction of the set.

1/15 – 5/15

Producer Slow Burn

Film (Short)
1/15 – 5/15

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Education

Class of '16

Columbia College Chicago

MFA Creative Producing
Class of '09

Western Illinois University

BFA Broadcasting Production

My Gear

  • Canon Rebel T6i DSLR
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro
  • MACbookpro

Skills

  • able to drive a manual vehicle
  • able to manage crew
  • Adobe Audition 3.0
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Premiere
  • camera operating
  • Canon Rebel T6i DSLR
  • ceramics
  • Construction
  • editing
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Fort lift certified
  • Hand Tools
  • JLG one man lift certified
  • MAC OS
  • Microsoft Office 97-2003/Present
  • Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling
  • painting
  • PC
  • Power tools
  • Pro Tools
  • Skid loader operator
  • Social Media Management