Chris Ryan

Composer for Film, Television, and Theatre

LIMBOS (2013) starring Neil Casey, David Rysdahl and Freddi Scheib

LIMBOS (2013) starring Neil Casey, David Rysdahl and Freddi Scheib

CENSUS (2016) starring Rachel Bloom, Jack Quaid and Max Ash

CENSUS (2016) starring Rachel Bloom, Jack Quaid and Max Ash

ALBUMS


LOST: Music from the Island for Solo Piano (2012)
Music Composed by Michael Giacchino
Arranged and Performed by Chris Ryan

Album Produced by Michael Giacchino & Little Jacket Industries, Inc.

  •  A solo piano album based on musical themes from the hit television drama ‘LOST'
  • Recorded on Warner Bros.' Eastwood Scoring Stage
  • Peaked at number 5 on Billboard’s New Age Charts

 

FILM / TELEVISION / MULTIMEDIA


Recess (short, 2017)
Vitality (short, 2017)
Valet - Season 2 (web series, 2017)
Dave Malloy's 'BEARDO' (music editor / arranger, theatrical promos, 2016)
Ma, Come On! (web series theme, 2016)
Master Plan (podcast theme, 2016)
Happy Vacation  (short, 2016)
The Lunch Special (short, 2016)
Valet - Season 1 (web series, 2016)
Finding Buddha (short, 2016)
Laser (video sketch, 2016)
C.P.R. (video sketch, 2016)
Smilebuilderz (various commercial ads, 2016)
Pilot Co-Pilots! (podcast theme, 2016)
Fade In, Fade Out (short, 2016)
Marabigo Creative Production Studio Holiday Video (commercial ad, 2015)
Census (sketch, 2015)
Of Eldritch Things (trailer, 2015)
MyBottomLine.com (various themes, 2015)
A Trip (short, 2015)
Haunters (web series, 2015)
OpenStem (advertisement, 2015)                                                                               
L.I.P.S. (short, 2015)
The Road to Jericho (short, 2015)
Clouds (short 2015)
The Mermaid (short 2015)
Middle School Sex Ed - Gentlemen Party Comedy (sketch, 2014)
A Slice of Life (short, 2014)
Impact (short, 2014)
Voyage of the Iron Hawk (short, 2014)
Come Monday (short, 2014)
Dearest Brother Solomon (sketch, 2014)
To Live and Die in Opahumpka: Season 2 (web series, 2014)
 · Outstanding Series in a Student Comedy, 2014 LA WebFest
The Lovaganza Convoy: The Screen Tests (short, 2014)
Making Ends Meet (podcast theme, 2014)
Pillow - Gentlemen Party Comedy (sketch, 2014)
Cloister’s Flooring America (commercial ad, 2014)
Frizzle and the Magic School Bus (trailer, 2014)
The Sandman (short, 2014)
The Dry Rain (short, 2013)
Posthumous (short, 2013)
- Nominee, 2015 MPSE Golden Reel Award
Limbos (short, 2013)
Unsportsmanlike Conduct (television theme, 2013)
Master of the U (web series, 2013)
Behind Me (short, 2013)
Birth (short, 2013)
Next Week on Mad Men (sketch, 2013)
Bedside Manor (short, 2013)
The Meter Man of Le Moutrechon (short, 2013)
- Best Original Score, UMiami Canes Film Festival 2013
The Sunshine Shop (short, 2013)
- Cannes Short Film Corner 2013
Aurora (short, 2013)
- Local Award, Miami Short Film Festival
Little to No Experience (web series, 2013)
Some Old Friends – Alden Place (commercial ad, 2012)
To Live and Die in Opahumpka (web series, 2012)
- Best Comedy Series, 2013 LA WebFest
Silence is Olden (short, 2012)
If You're Serious (short, 2012)
- Nominee, 2014 MPSE Golden Reel Award
The Flower Shop (teaser, 2012)
The Laughing Window (short, 2012)
Poacher (short, 2012)
- Best in Show - 24 Hour Film Race, South Florida
The End (short, 2012)
Blue Heat (music supervisor, short, 2012)
The Ballad of Chaz (short, 2012)
A Smile Like Yours (short, 2012)
Girl in the Window (short, 2012)
Xylophones - Lumber Liquidators, Inc. (commercial ad spec, 2012)
El Empantanado (trailer, 2012)
Get Lost in a Film – Cosford Cinema (commercial ad, 2012)
Life After Death (short, 2011)
- Miami International Film Festival 2012
Tarantula (short, 2011)
Two Stories Up (short, 2011)
Making Friends (short, 2011)
- 2011 San Diego Film Festival
Matthew Jefferson Meets the Ghosts of the Jefferson Estate (short, 2011)
The Bitch of Living (additional music, feature, 2010)
Whatever Lola Wants (short, 2010)
- Winner, Best of Fest - UMiami Canes Film Festival 2011
Neighbors (short, 2010)
- Winner, Best Original Score - Scares and Scores Film Festival 2010
Dead Letter (short, 2010)
Mermaid in the Sky (short, 2010)
- Winner, Achievement in Music - UMiami Canes Film Festival 2010
Piece and Harmony (short, 2009)
- Winner, Best CMP222 Film, UMiami Canes Film Festival 2010
Techno Robo, Set Me Free (short, 2009)

 

LIVE / THEATRICAL COLLABORATIONS


Matchstick Series: Strange Tongues (2016)
- Composed, music directed and performed original scores for seven one-act plays
- Produced by Pipeline Theatre Company at Nuyorican Poets Café (New York, NY)

The Gray Man (2015)
- Co-Composer / Music Director / Performer with Mike Brun
- Produced by Pipeline Theatre Company at Soho Rep’s Walkerspace (New York, NY)
- Previously developed as a part of Smith+Tinker at HERE Arts Center

Gilbert & George's Gentlemen Party (2015)
- Wrote original music to accompany ‘Funeral,’ a piece performed by Gentlemen Party Comedy at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City

Matchstick Series: Anywhere But Here (2015)
- Composed, music directed and performed original scores for eight one-act plays
- Produced by Pipeline Theatre Company at The Red Room (New York, NY)

This Little Shrimp of Mine (song, 2015)
Lyrics by Gentlemen Party Comedy, Music by Chris Ryan
National College Comedy Festival (Saratoga, NY)  

Pets 4 Dogs (song, 2015)
Lyrics by Gentlemen Party Comedy, Music by Chris Ryan
The People’s Improv Theater (New York, NY)

FGP Epic – Djurassic Parc (2014)
- Served as musical host, performing excerpts from John William’s score on piano throughout a curated evening of Jurassic Park-inspired multimedia pieces
- Produced by Fresh Ground Pepper NYC at Irondale Arts Center (New York, NY)

FGP Nightly News (2014)
- Composed original symphonic theme music for a curated evening of news-inspired multimedia performances
- Produced by Fresh Ground Pepper NYC at The Sheen Center (New York, NY)

I’m An Early Bloomer (song, 2014)
Lyrics by Bowen Yang, Music by Chris Ryan
The People’s Improv Theater (New York, NY)

The Fall of Hotel Mudafier to the Toltecs (composer / sound designer, 2013)
Directed by Annie Tippe, Written by Andrew Farmer
Swift Hibernian Bar (New York, NY)

Jamie Kemper: 8-Year-Old Detective (song, 2013)
Lyrics by Gentlemen Party Comedy, Music by Chris Ryan
The People’s Improv Theater (New York, NY)

Odile's Ordeal (play, 2012)
- Edited, mixed, and sound designed 70 minutes of pre-recorded dialogue which was then lip-synced live by actors
Written by Lucas Hnath, Directed by JV Mercanti
- Hecht Studio Theatre (Miami, FL)

Fifty Four Forever
- Served as Writer’s Assistant to seven-time Emmy Award winning writer Mark Saltzman throughout the production process of a new musical conceived and directed by Tommy Tune
- Jerry Herman Ring Theatre (Miami, FL)

Sound Design / Composition - Various University of Miami Productions:
A Devil Inside (2012)
Gum (2010)
Boston Marriage (2010)
Fat Men in Skirts (2010)
Hamlet (2009)
Stop Kiss (2010)
Marisol (2010)