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Forging Flame Podcast

Ryan Audio, Graphic Design, Website Design

It seems like many people used the COVID-19 Quarantine to re-evaluate their current trajectory, and try new things. As I always say, every situation is an opportunity. Forging Flame was born of my long-time interest in the creative process. I’ve always been infatuated with behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews where artists go deep on their creative process. I looked for pre-existing …

Abraham is a short film created by Ryan Sellick, a satirical modern take on the story of Abraham

Satirical Short Film – 2014

Ryan Audio, Video

This was my Advanced Narrative Film Class Final Project in Grad School. This short film was shot in RAW format using a Black Magic Cinema Camera, and edited using a round-trip process between AVID Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve. I had no prior knowledge or experience with this camera or software. The film was intended to be a satirical modern …

Horror Film Short – 2017

Ryan Audio

This Horror Short Film was created for the Eugene Film Society annual 72-hour Horror Short Film competition. This year, all participants must include the eyeglasses as a prop, and the dialogue “So, lesson one, you never go anywhere alone.” The film was written and directed by Adam Rubino and Jessica Haeckel. They assembled the team, and together we created this …

A-Game BJJ Sound Design for Intro Video

Brand Sound Design

Ryan Audio

This is an introduction video for A-Game BJJ, a side project of mine. The animation was created by Tim Hashko (steamingkettle.net), and I designed the audio. I experimented with various sound effects and methods to get the right sound. I wanted something earthy and strong, but also clear and thoughtful. The final sound effect is a kettlebell scraping against the …

Dead Birds Adore Us Performing Acoustic Version of The Virus Music Video Production by Ryan Sellick

Music Video and Audio Recording – 2014

Ryan Audio, Music, Video

This is a promotional music video clip for my band Dead Birds Adore Us. I performed in the video, directed the video, multi-track recorded the audio, edited the video, and applied visual effects. This video was created to help promote our acoustic shows, giving our fans a taste of the sound. The video was recorded live using a few takes …

Dead Birds Adore Us Performing Acoustic Version of Ogre Ram Music Video Production by Ryan Sellick

Music Video and Audio Recording – 2014

Ryan Audio, Music, Video

This video was created to promote an unplugged acoustic show for my band Dead Birds Adore Us. We had a reputation for being an unorthodox hard rock band. When we scheduled our acoustic shows, we wanted to give fans a taste of what we sound like playing acoustic instruments. I recorded the video using several takes and two camera angles. …

Multimedia Application Design Virtual Reality Space Base Mase Game by Ryan Sellick and Jon Sheldon-thumb

Multimedia Application Design – 2013

Ryan Audio, Other

This is a virtual reality project for the Graduate level Multimedia Application Design course at IU’s School of Informatics and Computing, and surely one of the most ambitious projects I’ve ever done. Given the freedom to create whatever we want, my partner Jonathan Sheldon and I chose to go the experimental route and explore the virtual reality technology at IUPUI’s …

Scotty's Brewhouse sign

Sound Design for Video – 2012

Ryan Audio

This video was designed to introduce Scotty Wise of Scotty’s Brewhouse during his keynote speech at a national conference in Chicago. Directed by Tim Hashko (steamingkettle.net), sound design and score by yours truly, voice narration by Mike Boris (mikeborisaudio.com).