Ryan has over a decade of experience creating short- and long-form documentaries for clients like HBO, PBS and National Geographic. In 2005, he received the Overseas Press Club’s "Best International Reporting on Human Rights" award for his film Border Jumpers, which aired on PBS: Wide Angle. In 2007, Ryan was injured in Afghanistan by an IED explosion while embedded with the U.S. Special Forces, filming "Inside the Green Berets" for The National Geographic Channel. He has since spent time with aborigines in Australia, child soldiers in Liberia, searched for Columbus’ ships and lost DaVinci paintings. In 2011, he earned the Sundance Cinematography Award for “The Redemption of General Butt Naked,” a documentary he shot and produced.
Danielle is a producer and photographer. She has worked for National Geographic's award-winning Explorer series and the Smithsonian Channel's Spotlight programs, producing over 100 hours of programming on topics ranging from art to science. Danielle leads content curation at Still Life Projects and has developed campaigns for clients like the International Rescue Committee and Next City, shepherding projects from paper to screen, in cities from Baltimore to Bangkok.