RYAN WHITTIER

MUSIC COMPOSER

New-York Historical Society :: Vietnam War Exhibition

by Ryan Whittier on October 4, 2017, no comments

Ryan is the music composer for two separate short films that are part of the New-York Historical Society’s Vietnam War Exhibition.  One of the films features Nic Ut and Kim Phuc discussing the now-iconic, 1973-Pulitzer-Prize-winning ‘Napalm Girl’ image of a girl running toward the camera – away from a recently napalmed village.  Ut was the photographer, […]

PBS Video :: Webby Awards Honoree

by Ryan Whittier on April 4, 2016, no comments

          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: […]

Ryan Whittier Scores “August Heat”

by Ryan Whittier on April 21, 2015, no comments

August Heat, starring Mark Jude Sullivan (One Life to Live, As The World Turns) and Jarlath Conroy (True Grit, Day of the Dead, Kinsey), received its world premiere screening at the 2014 Rhode Island International Film Festival (where it won the Directorial Discovery Award), and was officially selected to screen at the HP Lovecraft Film […]

Ryan Whittier Scores Official Ken Burns iPad App

by Ryan Whittier on February 10, 2014, no comments

The official Ken Burns iPad App is now available at the iTunes store.  Ryan Whittier provided score music for multiple segments within the app.  From the app description on the iTunes Store: “This app is not a collection of Ken’s filmography—it’s an entirely new way of looking at American history, only available on iPad.  Ken has […]

Ryan Whittier Receives ASCAP Plus Awards

by Ryan Whittier on October 18, 2012, no comments

      Ryan Whittier has received ASCAP Plus Awards in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 for his film scoring work. The ASCAP Plus Awards recognize creative contributions to American music.  The program provides cash and recognition to writers who create music with a value beyond the scope of ASCAP’s performance surveys.

Ryan Whittier Scores “Miracle on 22nd Street”

by Ryan Whittier on December 24, 2010, no comments

Here’s a link to the short documentary film ‘Miracle on 22nd Street’, as featured on The New York Times home page on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, 2010: Miracle on 22nd St from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.  Ryan Whittier composed and recorded all the music in the three days leading up to the debut of this true story of […]

Ryan Whittier Scores 14 Short Films for NMAJH Only In America Hall of Fame

by Ryan Whittier on November 26, 2010, no comments

      Ryan Whittier composed, performed, and recorded the music for 14 short films at the National Museum of American Jewish History’s Only In America Hall of Fame exhibit in Philadelphia.  The museum’s grand opening to the public was November 26, 2010, and the Only In America biographical films are located on the museum’s first floor. […]