Kathryn Ryan

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Kathryn Ryan
Born (1983-12-28) December 28, 1983 (age 33)
Los Angeles, CA
Other names Kate Ryan, Kate Petrick
Occupation Director, Editor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Joseph M. Petrick (2010-Present)

Kate Ryan (born December 28, 1983) is an American director and editor known mostly from her 2007 film Point of View: A Dogumentarynlll which was featured on The Dog Whisperer and won a 2007 Student Emmy Award. It was also a regional finalist for the Student Academy Awards.[1]

She is currently working on a feature documentary entitled Welcome Nowhere which documents the trials and tribulations of a persecuted community of Romani people living in a settlement of box cars in Bulgaria.[2] "Welcome Nowhere" is narrated by Ethan Hawke.,[3][4]

Early life and career[edit]

Kate Ryan was born in Los Angeles, California. A graduate of California State University, Northridge, where she majored in film, she began making short films and documentaries in 2000.

Her 2007 thesis film, Point of View: A Dogumentary, won a Student Emmy Award for Best Documentary, and was a regional finalist for the Student Academy Awards.

Other films she has directed and edited include: Miracles: The Chloe Glassborow Story (2009), Miracles: The Per Arne Drangsland Story (2008), which premiered on the Trinity Broadcasting Networkhttp://www.tbn.org/watch-us/our-programs/miracles-per-arne-drangsland-story, and Catch the Fire: Fruits of Revival (2009).[5]

Her editing work also includes the television shows Hope for Your Home (2008),[6] Restorer Guy [7] (2009) all for TLC (TV channel), as well as the second season of AMC's "The Pitch". She has also served as a casting editor for seasons 2-5 of CBS' Emmy-Award-winning "Undercover Boss".[8]

In 2009 she was a camera operator on the independent film The Mother of Invention and an assistant director on the film Ashes.[9]

She is currently working on the feature-length documentary Welcome Nowhere.[10]


External links[edit]

  • [1] Kate Ryan on IMDB
  • [2] Official Website For Dark End of the Street.