Ryan Whittier was the recipient of ASCAP Plus Awards in 2011, 2012 and 2013 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.
The short documentary film “Ken Burns: On Story“, which Ryan Whittier scored for Redglass Pictures, made its web debut on The Atlantic. The film features the legendary Ken Burns discussing what he finds most compelling about the art of storytelling.
Ryan Whittier created the music for Redglass Pictures’ short film about “millenials” for Mercer (a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies). It was a fun and challenging project, since the soundtrack required elements of indie, folk, and good old fashioned rock’n’roll.
The AFI | Discovery Channel SilverDocs Documentary Festival officially selected Miracle On 22nd Street to be one of the short films screened at the 2011 festival. This film has received a number of accolades, and Ryan had a great time composing and recording the music for it.
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 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 […]