Tag Archives: Film

Media Teaching

Starting in August of 2015 to present date, I have partnered with Oakland University to lead film-making and animation classes for students in the OU CARES program. In these workshops I taught autistic students the theory behind film-making and helped them develop and create their own short films and animations. It has been rewarding watching them learn and grow.

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In 2016 to present date, I have partnered with Best Buy and Student Leadership Services . I led multiple workshops with the SLS students, so they could learn and become familiar with technology. Using the skills I taught them, the students made promotional videos that reflected the SLS values. I’m currently working asset protection for Best Buy.

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2011 Detroit 48 Hour Film Success

I was a participant in the 2011 Detroit 48 Hour Film Project and my group Better Than The Sequel received awards for Best Use of Character and Best Silent Film.  My contribution to the project was as an editor on the video.

Best Use of Character Award

Best Silent Film Award

Please Watch and Enjoy!


I’m a graduate of Grand Valley State University and I have a B.S. in Film and Video Production with an emphasis in Fiction Filmmaking.

Some of my skills include but are not limited to.

Pre-Production

  • Assist the UPM and Producer
  • Casting
  • Office Production Assistant Work

Production:

  • Camera Operator
  • Production Assistant
  • Boom Operator
  • Sound Mixer
  • Grip and Electric

Post-Production

  • Basic Motion/Color knowledge.
  • Non-Linear Editing: Final Cut Pro Studio Package
  • Audio Editing:   Pro-Tools, Soundtrack Pro

If your interested in contacting me for film/video work my email is ryan.t.smith1989@gmail.com.

Ryan T. Smith