Ryan Wirick is an award-winning filmmaker and writer, as well as a film editor and cinematographer. Since becoming a father, Ryan has focused on film/video projects that highlight solutions to critical problems in the world, and the people behind those solutions. As a journalist, he was given an Orange County Press Club Award. Ryan graduated from Chapman University with an MFA in Creative Writing, an MA in English, and a BA in Philosophy. There he received the Tom Massey Award, the John Fowles Award for Creative Writing, and the William James Award in Philosophy.