ARTLANDS SPOTLIGHT – Ryan Griffen
Ryan is the Series Concept Creator and a Producer of Cleverman Series 1 and 2. Ryan joined the film industry straight after obtaining his Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Media Arts and Production at UTS. Since then he has participated in the online component of the Digital Emmy winning Scorched and is a recipient of the AFC (Screen Australia) Producers Initiative Program. Ryan has worked at the ABC across shows including Good Game, Playschool and Message Stick.
Ryan’s goals in the industry are to bring the rebirth of Genre back to Australia, inspired by 1950’s cinema all they way through to 80’s genre films: Ryan wants to tell similar stories to those he was drawn to growing up. Recently Ryan wrote and directed the short film You Turn which received a special mention for writing at the Sydney Film Festival. He was a Director’s Attachment on two episodes of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and Producer’s Intern on the box office hit film The Sapphires.