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Cinematographer | Operator | commercial photographer
Ryan K. Barrett, SMPTE, is a Director of Photography, certified Tiffen® Steadicam Operator,
FAA Commercial Remote Pilot, and RED® DSMC2 Weapon 8K Camera owner/operator.
Ryan has been privileged to work on many award winning films including Emmy® winning
short, The Tipping Point, which was chosen for Best Interstitial, and
Emmy® nominated Red Bird, for Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series, in 2017.
Past clientele include Audi, Mercedes-Benz, KIA Motors, Sprint, Domino's, Nike, Under Armour,
NFL, MLB, MLS, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Sporting Kansas City, Big XII, Helzberg
Diamonds, Baylor University, White Claw, American Century Investments, Waka Flocka Flame,
Planet Sub, Lil Jon, Mason Ramsey, HyVee, and many other national, regional, social media,
and commercial campaigns for Fortune100/Fortune 500 corporations.
Ryan’s passion for creative media has amassed him over 50 state and
national awards including Walsworth®, KSPA® and NSPA® Photo of the Year finalist accolades.
Most recently, Ryan was recognized as a National Academy of Television,
Arts, and Sciences (NATAS)'s EMMY® Walter Cronkite Scholar for 2017
and 2019, as well as the Bill Garrett Photojournalist of the Year.
Ryan currently resides in Central Texas and Kansas City.