writer. director. teacher.


Ryan Moody is a filmmaker from Trumbull County, Ohio. He now lives and works out of Los Angeles, California.

In 2008, he received his bachelor degree in Film Studies from The Ohio State University. He worked his way through school on film sets and video shoots in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Indiana.

In 2012, Moody returned to his hometown of Warren, Ohio to shoot a short
film titled Last Call. The film was released in 2013 and stars Steve Larkin and
Jack Kehler.

In 2013, Moody would go on to direct A Walk In Winter, a chapter in the anthology film The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards. This would mark the first
of many collaborations between Moody and James Franco.

In 2014, Moody received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Directing from
the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television.

His most recent work is a short film titled Obituaries, which is currently in its festival run.

In addition, Moody also teaches filmmaking classes at PHW Studio 4 in North Hollywood, and Emerson College, Los Angeles.

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