Ryan McDonald is an award-winning independent writer, director, and producer in the Ogden, Utah area. In 2009 he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Film and a Minor in Mass Communication.
In 2020, he made his feature film debut with the iPhone film, "Married and Loving It!" His feature went on to travel the globe in the festival circuit, collecting many awards along the way including Best Screenplay and Best Mobile Feature Film. "Married and Loving It!" is now available on Amazon Prime.
Ryan McDonald is also on the board of director of the New Ogden Cinema, a local cinema group from the Ogden area with a focus on indie film making and bringing independent filmmakers together for production.
As of 2014, Ryan erves as the Chairman of the Film Committee for the Egyptian Theatre Foundation Board of Directors. The Foundation has been supporting the historic Peery's Egyptian Theatre in Ogden, Utah for 29 years. Peery's Egyptian Theater is one of the last movie palaces still present in the United States, now newly restored, and will celebrate its 100th Anniversary.