Ryan Edquist

1983, Bakersfield, CA USA

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Education

MA Royal College of Art (RCA), London, UK 2009

BFA Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, USA 2005

Work

DIRECTOR/CO-FOUNDER – Riboflavin Animation|Moving Image; Tokyo, Japan 2013

ANIMATOR – 'Elite Slots' online gaming; Zynga, Austin, TX, USA 2012-13

MENTOR/TEACHING ARTIST – Arts Council of Kern, Bakersfield, CA USA 2012

DIRECTOR/ANIMATOR – 'HOFF'; music video; song by Dave Linnenbank, USA 2012

EDITOR – 'The Adventures of Abney and Teal' TV series; Ragdoll Productions Ltd./BBC 2011

LECTURER – BA (Hons) Animation; University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK 2010-11

LECTURERBA (Hons) Animation; University of Westminster, London, UK 2008-11

INSTRUCTOR –The Film and Video Workshop, London, UK 2010-11

MOTION GRAPHICS DESIGNER/INSTALLATION ASST. – The Gray Circle, London, UK

      - 'Wicked'; Det Ny Theater, Copenhagen, Denmark 2010-11

      - Egyptian Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo 2010; Zaha Hadid Architects 2010

EDITOR/ANIMATOR – Sabotage Design; London, UK 2010-11

ANIMATION DIRECTOR – Figtree Network; London, UK 2010

ANIMATOR/COMPOSITER – 'White Hair'; dir. Yuka Takeda, RCA, London, UK 2010

ANIMATOR – This Is Studio; London, UK 2010

VISITING INSTRUCTOR – National Institute of Design (NID); Ahmedabad, India 2009

TEACHING ARTIST – ReachOut RCA; London, UK

      - Frieze Education, Frieze Art Fair 2009 2009

      - 'The Animatics', The Big Draw 2008 2008

ASSISTANT FILMMAKER – 'Pierce, Crush, Escape'; dir. Susan Turcot, Canada Arts Council, London, UK 2008

DIRECTOR/EDITOR – 'Outside In'; Arts Council of Kern, Kern Regional Center 2007

TEACHING ARTIST/PROGRAMS ASST.&CONSULTANT – Arts Council of Kern; Bakersfield, CA, USA

      - Visual Arts Workshop/'Outside In' (program & exhibition) 2007

      - California Migrant Education Program 2006-07

PROJECT/ARTSIST ASST. – CoLab (UK),Arts Council of Kern, Arts Council of England

      - 'Translating Weedpatch'; CoLab 2007

      - 'Meanings Significado'; CoLab 2006

Theory/Papers

'Sense in Sight' – Dissertation, MA, Royal College of Art; exploring formal and conceptual links between 2009

deaf culture and cinematic language, theorizing basis for an experimental revival of silent film art.

Skills and Software

SKILLS 16 & 35mm Film and DSLR Photography; Painting & Drawing; 2D Animation, Compositing, Editing, Lighting

SOFTWARE Adobe CS (After Effects, Photoshop, Flash, etc.); Final Cut Pro; Avid; DVD Studio Pro; Compressor

Exhibitions/Festivals/Honors

2012 'The Problem is Last Year' – Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2011 Light and Shadow Salon – Horse Hospital, London, UK

2010 'Nightmare' - UCL English Graduate Conference, University College of London, UK

2009 Festival du Nouveau Cinéma – 38th Edition, Montreal, Canada (Pierce, Crush, Escape)

British Council Britfilms Catalogue – Official Selection, London, UK

RCA Show 2009, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Kurzfilmtage: 55th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany (Pierce, Crush, Escape)

'BOOM!', Royal College of Art, London, UK

2008 Barbara Whatmore Charitable Trust Winner – The Big Draw 2008

'Eat Our Shorts' 2008, London, UK

33rd Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada (Pierce, Crush, Escape)

2006 Multiplex, Onebeta Gallery, Lincoln, NE, USA

2005 FAV Senior Festival, RISD, Providence, RI, USA