Ryan Watt

Exec Dir
Indie Memphis

Ryan Watt is the Executive Director of Indie Memphis, creating community for independent film and supporting the development of filmmakers. The arts organization is dedicated to year-round programs culminating with the Indie Memphis Film Festival in November.

He is the producer of narrative feature films including PILGRIM SONG (Martha Stephens), FORTY YEARS FROM YESTERDAY (Robert Machoian & Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck), OPEN FIVE (Kentucker Audley) and most recently Associate Producer of FREE IN DEED (Jake Mahaffy), Best Film Winner at Venice Film Festival Orizzonti Competition and nominated for four 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Currently developing NESSUN DORMA by Matteo Servente starring Beth Grant.

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