On top of acting, Ryan Johnston is also a screenwriter and independent producer.
After studying screenwriting at the Vancouver Film School, Ryan moved to Mexico, where he lived on the beach and worked in nightclubs and resorts. Returning to Canada, Ryan continued working in the bar industry for twelve years - the last six of which he owned and operated thirteen locations across Canada. For the last two years, Ryan has written features and sitcoms in the Comedy, Action, and Animation genres.
Ryan and his creative partner, Jack Jerz, have recently self-published their first graphic novel. Since publication, they have signed a shopping agreement with Keenan Thompson and John Ryan Jr.'s production company Artists For Artists (AFA). With the help of AFA, they have managed to land the talented Kieran Valla as showrunner and are turning the graphic novel into an adult comedy animated series.
Ryan has recently completed his first Animated Comedy feature-length, Hallows Eve High. It is rated in the top two percent of all features on Coverfly. In his downtime, Ryan is working on his adult non-fiction novel about love, transgression, and self-discovery, a memoir of his experiences while living on the beaches of Mexico.