Ryan Gleeson is a documentary filmmaker based in Chicago, Illinois. After cutting his teeth on his parents' VHSC camcorder and spending a summer editing Hyphenated Humor with the late Jerry Blumenthal, Ryan has spent the last half-decade at Kartemquin Films involving himself in a variety of ways, including but not limited to film production, workflow planning, tape archiving, event planning, and gallery curation. He currently works as Kartemquin's Post-Production Manager.
He served as an Additional Editor and Post-Production Supervisor on the recently completed Raising Bertie, and as the Post Production Supervisor on Abacus, Life Itself, Saving Mes Aynak, In the Game and the soon-to-be released Unbroken Glass and All the Queen's Horses. He has also worked as an assistant editor on films such as The Trials of Muhammad Ali, Almost There, The Homestretch and a variety of films still in production.
Beyond filmmaking, Ryan is an avid fan of coffee roasting and brewing, dialing in the family spaghetti sauce recipe, and tinkering with his motorcycle.
Films by Ryan Gleeson
- Raising Bertie 2016
- Post Production Supervisor, Additional Editor
- Unbroken Glass 2016
- Post Production Manager
- In the Game 2015
- Post-Production Supervisor, Kartemquin Production Assistants
- Hard Earned 2015
- Kartemquin Films Staff
- Life Itself 2014
- Post-Production Supervisor, Assistant Editor
- The Homestretch 2014
- technical consultants, Assistant Editors
- Almost There 2014
- Post-Production Assistants
- American Arab 2013
- Post Production Assistance
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