For his Academy Award-winning short film Ryan, Chris Landreth has been faced with more screenings, public appearances, and interviews than ever before.
Living in Canada and working in Canada has advantages and disadvantages: I get a healthy does of American movies, which for the most part are released on the same day as they are in the US and I also get to see a lot of Canadian films. Unfortunately, despite the efforts of the Canadian film industry and Canadian filmmakers, most of these movies remain largely unseen by the Canadian public.
"This story is about Ryan," says the narrative Chris Landreth. "I live in Toronto, a city in Canada where I see way too many shades of gray for my own good health.