Ryan C. Khan is an acclaimed filmmaker from the beautiful twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago. With over 20 years of experience in the film industry, Ryan is known for his passion, collaborative spirit, and resourcefulness as an artist. He has a keen eye for pioneering new industries and finding uncommon ways to produce projects within untapped cultures and communities.
Ryan's journey in the film industry began in the editorial department of a boutique video production house, and he has since made his mark in various forms of media, including television, teaching, and film festivals. He has developed a distinctive style that blends the supernatural with commercial elements, crafting high-quality and mesmerizing stories despite limited resources.
As one of the first recipients of funding from his country's newly established film commission, FilmTT, Ryan successfully wrote, produced, and directed his first two short films, "MINUTES TO MIDNITE" and "THE MIDNITE AFFAIR," which saw limited theatrical/VOD release. His third short film, "HOW MANY TIMES?," was screened at the prestigious CANNES SHORT FILM CORNER in 2014, showcasing his talent on an international stage.
In addition to his work in short films, Ryan has also made a name for himself in the music industry, producing, directing, and editing music videos for renowned regional artists such as KES THE BAND, ORANGE SKY, and BUNJI GARLIN. He has also worked with multinational advertising agencies, including MCCANN WORLD GROUP, SAATCHI & SAATCHI, and OGILVY, creating commercials that captivate audiences with their creativity and impact.
Now, as the founder of Ryan C Khan Films, Ryan continues to craft unique stories and work with notable brands, artists, and collaborators in the region, creating fresh and innovative content that pushes the boundaries of storytelling. His unwavering passion, collaborative approach, and commitment to excellence make him a sought-after filmmaker in the industry.