Ryan Van Dijk
Ryan van Dijk is one half of an award-winning screenwriting team along with Alexei Mizin.
In 2018 Ryan, his writing partner Alexei and TFA sold IP to Apple and since then, have become attached to a number of projects in development including; a scifi drama with Animal Logic/Truant, an adaptation with Apple and a development deal with the AMC Network in the USA. More recently, Ryan has been working with See Saw Film and AMC on a new series with his co-writing partner, Alexei and they are also currently adapting a book for television for Animal Logic.
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.