Ryan Phan is a 2012 graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he majored in Film & Media Studies and minored in Professional Writing with an emphasis in Business Communication.
While at UCSB
During his time at UCSB, Ryan was involved with student filmmaking organizations such as the Screenwriter’s Co-op and was active in the film production community. These organizations further developed his skills in screenwriting, cinematography, digital editing, and more.
Ryan notes that the Professional Writing Minor has played an integral role in his development as a writer, and has helped him transition from student to young professional. The program increased his proficiencies in design and technical writing by utilizing Adobe programs such as Dreamweaver and Illustrator.
In correspondence to the Professional Writing Minor, Ryan interned with The Film Studio, an organization at UCSB dedicated to promoting film production amongst the student population. His internship enabled him to demonstrate his marketing and writing abilities as he developed newspaper advertisements, scripted radio PSAs, designed promotional materials, and recruited talent for the Santa Barbara Digital Film Festival.
Upon graduating from UCSB, Ryan plans to passionately pursue a career in the film and television industry. He continues to work on his screenwriting, digital editing, and cinematography skills in order to attain his professional aspirations.
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