Ryan LaPlante is a multiple award-winning Producer, Director and Screenwriter. Ryan penned the screenplay for and directed the 2015 feature film Holy Hell, which has been made a selection at 30 festivals (thus far) and has won 24 awards including 8 Best Feature and 3 Audience Choice Awards. He also directed and produced the 2016 short film Mom Jail, which is currently playing the festival circuit. As a Screenwriter, Ryan’s screenplays have won awards or been made official selections/finalists at festivals throughout the USA. Ryan is a graduate of Queen’s University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Drama. He is also a graduate of the Second City Training Centre’s Improv Conservatory. Ryan’s non-institutional training includes musical theatre, opera, classical acting, improv, sketch comedy and voiceover. With an anarchistic sense of humour and a driving passion for film and television, Ryan is excited to be constantly learning and creating.