|Directed by||Chris Landreth|
|Produced by||Steven Hoban
|Music by||Fergus Marsh
|Editing by||Allan Code|
|Distributed by||National Film Board of Canada|
|Running time||13 min 50 sec|
Co-produced by Copper Heart Entertainment and the National Film Board of Canada, Ryan is an animated interpretation of an actual interview with Larkin, conducted by the film's director. Excerpts from Ryan also appear in the NFB-coproduced documentary Alter Egos, directed by Laurence Green.
Ryan won the 2004 Academy Award for Animated Short Film and the 25th Genie Award for Best Animated Short. The film was also very well received at the Cannes, Venice, Sundance and Toronto film festivals. It was also included in the Animation Show of Shows.
Director Landreth was nominated for an Academy Award in 1995 for The End.
According to the credits, animation for the film was created at Seneca College (Animation Arts Centre).
- "Alter Egos". NFB.ca. National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 4 November 2010.
- Watch Ryan at NFB.ca
- Ryan at the Internet Movie Database
- Psychorealism (Computer Graphics World, July 2004)
- Technical Development of Ryan
- Ryan Full Film on the Youtube Screening Room
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