Ryan Adams Cinematographer
Cinematographer and Director Ryan K Adams has been making films for over 15 years. Ryan studied classic experimental cinema at The Evergreen State College. Ryan’s collaborations with experimental filmmaker Jon Behrens have shown worldwide and are distributed by Canyon Cinema. As a Cinematographer, Ryan shot several feature length films including, The Oregonian which debuted at Sundance ’11 and is currently distributed by Sundance and is available online (Itunes, Netflix, Hulu). Also William Never Married which won Best Cinematography at the 2010 Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles (available on Hulu).
His collaborations with Seattle based Artist, Susie Lee on a series of video portraits called Still Lives has been shown worldwide. Ryan created the video backdrops used in The Fisher Ensemble’s performance of Kocho at Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn NY in 2011. Ryan recently shot the documentary, Massacred For Gold directed by Vernon Lott about the massacre of 30 Chinese miners in 1887 in the Oregon Territory. Ryan has several projects in development including directing a feature length narrative called Magda G which features an original opera by composer Garrett Fisher and a feature length documentary called Dance For Joy, overcoming Parkinson’s.