• Director

    Ryan Rivard

  • Country, Year, Length

    United States, 2020, 08:33

  • Category

    Narrative Short

  • Format


  • Festival Year



A fit model develops a distorted sense of self and the world around her when her measurements are questioned.


Ryan Rivard – Writer, Director, & Producer
Ali Read – Producer
Emily Eckes – “Lily”

Director Biography

Ryan Rivard is a filmmaker originally from the “Live Free or Die” state. His projects have been screened at the Coney Island Film Festival, Lake Placid Film Forum, and the Museum of the Moving Image.

Ryan is also the Producer at Reel Works, a non-profit in Brooklyn that mentors, inspires, and empowers underserved NYC youth to share their stories through filmmaking. He runs the in-house production company Reel Works Productions, a workforce training program that prepares the next generation of media makers for careers in the production industry. He has produced projects for Hasbro, Samsung, Bank of America, VH1, American Express, and other non-profits. My credits include two feature films: a narrative 72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story? (LA Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Urbanworld) and the documentary National Park Diaries.

Ryan co-founded Frisson Films, an organization that creates videos focused on the filmed expression of classical music. Their first project, “L’Eraclito amoroso,” has screened in NYC and internationally.