Ryan W. Smith

Ryan W. Smith

Year

2017

Program

Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange

Biography

Born in South Africa, Ryan W. Smith is a Vancouver-based screenwriter. His feature writing spans comedy, sci-fi and drama. Smith’s historical thriller, Jacaranda, was honoured as a Semifinalist in the Austin Film Festival’s Screenplay Competition. He has also written over 137 episodes of television for series such as ReBoot: The Guardian Code (YTV), Some Assembly Required, (Netflix/YTV), and Mr. Young (Disney/YTV), earning him two Leo Awards. Smith also holds the Super Channel Emerging Screenwriter Award for an adventure feature he co-wrote with his brother, Tony Dean Smith.