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Declan Ryan’s Career began in early 2000 in his home-town of Chicago. He field produced episodic documentaries for WWTW, The Travel Channel, Fox and cinematographer for two successful auto racing documentaries, FOURBANGERS and TRAILER RACER.  After witnessing the wake of Katrina’s destruction, Ryan gathered up his gear, enlisted investors and produced his documentary, HELLP in 2006.  Ryan’s directorial debut came that same year with ULBERT, an award winning documentary on bipolar disorder.  It later became a standard for education in institutions across the globe.  From 2008 to 2010 Declan produced and shot John Richie’s SHELLSHOCKED, a hit documentary about New Orleans youth and gun violence.  Declan also lead sales and distribution for two feature films, PARANORMAL ABDUCTION and OPEN TABLES to reach worldwide digital audiences in 2017. 

Declan spent 2018-2022 investing his time developing and producing films for other directors.  
Of the 4 projects two of them came to fruition and will be linked on this website when completed.

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