Ryan McKinney


Ryan Daniel McKinney is an award-winning director and producer based out of Los Angeles, CA. His narrative films have screened at festivals in New York, Los Angeles, Houston, Kansas City, Orlando and Melbourne. He has directed numerous music videos in multiple genres and languages, as well as fashion lifestyle and brand videos and product commercials. Ryan graduated with distinction from National University’s Master of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema program.

Message from Ryan McKinney, MFA

Welcome to Anaheim University’s Akira Kurosawa School of Film! I am excited to share my knowledge and experience in film production with you, and to see all of your hard work come to fruition in your own personal film and video projects. We are going to explore the concepts and techniques in all facets of filmmaking to ensure that after your education concludes, you will be a well-rounded filmmaker who is ready for the professional world.