RYAN WHITTIER

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PBS Video :: Webby Awards Honoree

by Ryan Whittier on April 4, 2016, no comments

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Get You A Brick – Terrence Howard on Cancer from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.

Angelo Merendino Final from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.

Ryan created the score music for “The Story of Cancer – The Emperor of All Maladies”, a series of short documentary films for PBS supporting the larger three-part, six-hour “CANCER: The Emperor of All Maladies” feature documentary.  The feature film is based on Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer”, and premiered by airing on every PBS television station in America on March 30, 31, and April 1, 2015; Executive Producer: Ken Burns, Director & Producer: Barak Goodman.  Subjects of the short film series Ryan scored include Suleika Jaouad, Dr. Jose Baselga, Terrence Howard, Angelo Merendino and many others.  Find out more about the project here. The short documentary series was created by Redglass Pictures and won the Best Reality/Documentary Series award at the 2015 Brooklyn Web Fest, in addition to being named a 2016 Webby Awards honoree: “Honorees like Redglass Pictures are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 13,000 entries we received this year.”