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 degree in Film and Minor in Mass Communication.
He 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 also serves as the Chairman of the Film Committee for the Egyptian Theatre Foundation Board of Directors. The Foundation has been supporting 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.