RYAN WEIBUSH

rweibush@gmail.com

1622 Altura Drive | Missoula, MT 59802

h: 406.235.2001 | c: 216.905.9369

 

EDUCATION

 

M.F.A., Film & Media Arts - Department of Film & Media Arts, University of Utah 2015

 

M.A., English with Creative Writing emphasis - Department of English, University of Maine 2007

 

B.A., English - English Department, Ohio University 2004

 

B.S., Audio Production - School of Telecommunications, Ohio University 2004

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN FILM & MEDIA 

 

2020:   Location Scout, Yellowstone Season 4, Viacom, Darby, MT

 

            Script Supervisor, SHTF, Independent Feature, Butte, MT

              Dir. Drew Mylrea, Starring: Alicia Silverstone & Stephen Moyer

 

2016 – Present: Programmer, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula, MT

              Film Curation

 

2015:  Script Supervisor Assistant, MOSAIC, Dir. Steven Soderbergh, HBO Films

              Organization and updates to 300+ page non-linear script

 

Editor, Warm Springs Productions, Missoula, MT

              Editing of nationally televised programs utilizing Avid Media Composer

 

2013 – 2015: Shooter/Editor, Zions Bank / Zions Direct: Salt Lake City, UT

Filmed and edited short form videos in order to expand branding of institutional financing

 

2013 – 2014: Sound Mixer, Sundance Institute Directors Labs, Sundance, UT

 

2013:   Editor/ Producer, Utah Department of Health: Salt Lake City, UT

Filmed and edited short form videos meant to inform public of targeted health initiatives

 

2007 – 2010: Production Crew, WVIZ/PBS, Cleveland, OH

            In studio and field camera operator for broadcast productions

 

2003 – 2004: Traffic Assistant, WOUB, Athens, OH

 

CREDITS/SCREENINGS

 

Director

 

"The Orange Candidate"

Documentary short

A strange campaign unfolds in a small Montana town.

2021: Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula, MT

 

"Join the Club"

Archival short

2019: Montana Film Festival, Missoula, MT

 

"no chimbo"

Video short for song by Amelia Courthouse

2019: Spinster Sounds & Ultrasounds

 

BLOCKBUSTED

Documentary short

The end of a Blockbuster Video Store is captured, along with a way of watching films

2018:   The Eyeslicer, Episode Three, Season One

                        Series Fest, Denver, CO

                        Tribeca Film Festival, NY

Nitehawk Cinema, Brooklyn, NY

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

Champs Elysees Film Festival, Paris France

2015:   Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore, MD

            Croydon Film Festival, Croydon, London, UK

            Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs, AK

            Cinema on the Bayou, Lafayette, LA

            Thin Line Film Fetival, Denton, TX

            Durango Independent Film Festival, Durango, CO    

            DocUtah, Dixie State University, St. George, UT

            Weyauwega International Film Festival

 

"Mood Indica"

Video short for song by Wooden Wand

2017: Three Lobed Recordings

 

"Supermoon (the sounding line)"

Video short for song by Wooden Wand

2012: Fire Records, Stereogum Premiere

 

 

"Winter in Kentucky"

video for song by Wooden Wand

2011: Misra Records, Pitchfork Premiere

 

"The Sound and the Music"

Documentary Short, A musician and a healer meet to discuss muses and sound waves 

2010: Thin Line Film Festival, Denton, TX

           Athens International Film + Video Festival, Athens, OH

 

Associate Producer

 

Walking the River

Documentary Feature

Walking the length of a river to tell the story of the places within its watershed.

2008:   WVIZ PBS premiere

            WNEO PBS

 

"Citizen Hauser"

Documentary Short

A laid-off steel worker works to save the last piece of natural shoreline in Cleveland

2006:   Cleveland International Film Festival Premiere

WVIZ PBS

            WNEO PBS

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE              

 

UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA: School of Visual & Media Arts; School of Journalism

 

Adjunct Assistant Professor

MART 345 Sound for Film (Autumn 2016 – 2020)

JRNL 391 Documentary Film History (Spring 2020)

MART 450 Topics in Film & Media Studies (Autumn 2016 – 2020)

MART 445 Sound for Digital Media (Spring 2016 – 2020)

MART 455/JRNL 488 Visions of Documentary Film (Spring 2017 – 2020)

 

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH: Dept. of Film & Media Arts

 

Instructor of Record

Film 3500 Production I (Fall 2014)

Film 2100 Intro to Film (Spring 2012 - 2014)

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Film 3500 Production I (Fall 2013)

Film 3320 Film History until 1952 (Spring 2013)

 

CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Dept. of English

 

Adjunct Professor

ENG 0990 Language Fundamentals (Fall 2008 – 2010)

ENG 1001 College Writing (Spring 2008 – 2010)

 

 

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY: Dept. of English 

 

Adjunct Professor

ENG 21011 College Writing (Fall 2007 – 2010)

ENG 21011 College Writing (Spring 2007 – 2010)

 

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE: Dept. of English

 

Instructor of Record

ENG 101 College Composition (Fall & Spring 2005 – 2007)

 

 

FILM/EXHIBITION REVIEWS

 

Yang, Kevin. “’The Eyesclicer’ Season One Is Now Streaming Online: Amy Seimetz, David Lowery    and More Featured In Punk Rock Variety Series.” IndieWire. 24 April. 2018.

 

Whittaker, Richard. “The Eyeslicer Roadshow Aims to Melt Your Brain.” The Austin Chronicle. 13. Oct. 2017

 

Simek, Peter. “6 Short Docs to Look For at the Thin Line Festival.” D Magazine. 18 Feb. 2015.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2020:   Production Audio for Non-Fiction Video: A Beginner’s Field Guide

               Field guide published as an OER in completion of a Mansfield Library Grant.

 

2017:   “Humorist”, Quarterly West, no. 91, Spring. Web

               New Media short about a fallen cult figure. 

             

2005 – 2010: Contributing Writer, Prefix Magazine, Brooklyn, NY

               Live music & album reviews

 

2008:   “Hot Day, Cold Night”, Pennsylvania English, Fall.

 

2007:   “Isn’t That What I Needed Never?”, Thesis, University of Maine, Orono, ME

               Book-length short story collection based on the life of Clyde Tombaugh

 

CONFERENCES

 

2014:   “Capturing Nature: Robert Altman’s Brewster McCloud and Roy Hofheinz’s Astrodome”

 Far West Popular Culture & American Culture Conference, UNLV, NV

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

 

2019:  Open Educational Resource Grant (OER), University of Montana, Missoula, MT

              Funding for the development of a guide to audio for non-fiction filmmaking

 

2007:  Steve Grady Award, University of Maine

              Creative Writing, First Place, Fiction

 

2007:  Foreign Language and Area Studies Award (FLAS)

              French Language Immersion Fellowship, Université Laval,

              Québec, Québec Canada

 

2006:  Cleveland Intl. Film Festival, Best Ohio Short Film, “Citizen Hauser”

 

ACADEMIC ORGANIZATIONS

  

2007:  English Graduate Student Association (EGSA), President

              Organized Visiting Lecture Series

 

2006:  Stolen Island Review, Editor

              U. Maine Graduate Literary Journal

 

2000 – 2004: All College Radio Network (ACRN), DJ & Traffic Director

 

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

 

2020:   Faculty Senator, University of Montana

 

2015:   Guest Lecturer, Film Studies Dept., University of Montana

German Expressionist Film and Documentary Film

 

2014:   Intern, Utah Film Center, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2013:   Volunteer, Slamdance Film Festival: Park City, UT

             

2011 – 2012 

Theater Operations Volunteer, Sundance Film Festival: Park City, UT