Ryan van Dijk is an award-winning Australian screenwriter and filmmaker. Together with his screenwriting partner Alexei Mizin, Ryan is currently developing ​Meridian​, a science fiction television series, with the support of Scripted Ink. and under the mentorship of Vicki Madden.

Ryan previously received Screen Australia development funding for ​Vanished​, a supernatural feature, which won the Monte Miller Award at the 47th Annual AWGIE Awards. With the support of Screen Queensland, he has participated in numerous professional development opportunities, including a masterclass with ​X-Files ​showrunner Glen Morgan.

Ryan earned his Master of Film from the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts. He received the Best Director Award at the Queensland New Filmmakers Awards for his graduating film ​Relationship Rehab​, which debuted at the Brisbane International Film Festival. Ryan is an active member of the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Pathways Program.

Ryan (and his writing partner Alexei Mizin) currently has a development deal with the AMC Network and recently sold a show to Apple in the USA.