About Me

Motion Picture Editors Guild – IATSE 700

Clean Up Crew (Feature)
Shrapnel (Feature)
Bitch Ass (Feature | SXSW)

Three Busy Debras (Season 2 | Adult Swim) (3 episodes)
Launchpad Shorts – Growing Fangs (Short Film | Disney+)
The Binge (Feature | Hulu) (Additional Editor)
Kidding (Season 2 | Showtime) (1 episode)
Curated (Pilot Presentation | Newform)
Snatchers! (Season 3 | Go90)
Ghost Story Club (Season 1 | truTV)
Art Thiefs (Pilot | Super Deluxe)
Dress Up Gang (Season 1 | TBS)

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BFA in Film/Theater/Television – University of Colorado Denver

Feature Films

Shrapnel – Coming Soon

 

Role

Edited by Rylan Rafferty

Description

Coming Soon in 2023.
Read the Deadline article here.

Directed by William Kaufman
Writen by Chad Law, Johnny Walters
Stars Cam Gigandet, Jason Patric, Efrain Villa

Find out more about the film on IMDb.

Bitch Ass – SXSW

Role

Edited by
Rylan Rafferty
Bill Posley
Ethan Maniquis

Description

A gang initiation goes wrong when a group of four recruits break into a house of horror, as they’re all forced to play deadly games for their lives. Win and you live – lose and you die.

Directed by Bill Posley
Writen by Jonathan Colomb & Bill Posley
Stars Teon Kelley, Tunde Laleye, Me’lisa Sellers

SXSW Film Festival: Official Selection & Audience Award Winner

Find out more about the film here.

 

 

The Binge – Hulu

 

Role

Additional Editing by Rylan Rafferty

Description

Set in a time where all drugs and alcohol are illegal, the only day anyone can participate in the “fun” is on Binge day.

Directed by Jeremy Garelick
Writen by Jordan VanDina
Stars Vince Vaughn, Skyler Gisondo, Dexter Darden
Edited by Waldemar Centeno & Ian Kezsbom

Find out more about the film on IMDb.

  • Shrapnel – Coming Soon

    Shrapnel – Coming Soon

  • Bitch Ass – SXSW

    Bitch Ass – SXSW

  • The Binge – Hulu

    The Binge – Hulu

Television

Three Busy Debras

Role

Editor | 3 Episodes

Description

Do you have what it takes to become a Debra? Season 2 of Three Busy Debras premieres April 24 at midnight on Adult Swim and next day on HBO Max: http://bit.ly/3hRw9rU

Created by and Starring Mitra Jouhari, Sandy Honig, Alyssa Stonoha

 

Kidding

Role

Editor | 1 episode

Description

Season 2 | Showtime | Watch Now
Jeff, a famous children’s television icon, struggles to retain his sanity as his family falls apart.
Created by Dave Holstein
Starring Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, Judy Greer

Snatchers

Role

Editor

Description

Season 3 | Stage 13
After status-obsessed teen Sara has sex for the first time, she wakes up the next day nine months pregnant-with an alien.
https://www.stage13.com/shows/snatchers/

Ghost Story Club

Role

Editor | 6 Episodes

Description

Season 1 | TruTV | Watch Now
If you loved Nickelodeon’s ‘Are You Afraid Of The Dark’ then Ghost Story Club is for you. The kids of Ghost Story Club are looking for a new member to tell scary stories by the campfire, and each new lovable prospect is less than promising.

Directed by Jared Lapidus
Written by David Ebert
Director of Photography Matt Ryan
Producer Jimmy Risolo

Starring Alison Rich, Carrie Clifford, Seth Morris, Brennan Lee Mulligan, Dan Hodapp

The Dress Up Gang

Role

Editor | 3 Episodes

Description

Season 1 | TBS | Watch Now
The Dress Up Gang’s series is set in a surreal version of Los Angeles, where Donny Divanian and Cory Loykasek are roommates who look out for each other. Donny, a responsible adult with the temperament and outlook of a child, relies on guidance and life advice from Cory, the dad-like thirtysomething who has been crashing on his couch for quite some time.

  • Three Busy Debras

    Three Busy Debras

  • Kidding

    Kidding

  • Snatchers

    Snatchers

  • Ghost Story Club

    Ghost Story Club

  • The Dress Up Gang

    The Dress Up Gang

Short Films

Growing Fangs – Disney+

Role

Edited by Rylan Rafferty

Description

The school of the undead is in session 🧛‍♀️ Growing Fangs, one of six Disney Launchpad Shorts, starts streaming May 28 on Disney+.

“GROWING FANGS,” Written and Directed by Ann Marie Pace.
Producers are Genevieve Faye, Melody Sandoval and Steak House; Executive Producers are Julie Ann Crommett, Mahin Ibrahim, Alyssa Navarro, Chris Caraballo, Jason Alvidrez, Adam Nusinow, Osnat Shurer and Halima Hudson.
Val Garcia, a Mexican-American teen who is half human/half vampire, has had to keep her identity a secret from both worlds. But when her human best friend shows up at her monster-infested school, she has to confront her truth, her identity, and herself.

“CREEP” Music Video

Director: Lisa Rieffel
Editor/FX: Rylan Rafferty
Producers: Johnny Dunn & Thad Bridwell
Starring: Lisa Rieffel … Creeper, Jon Daly… Guy
Cinematographer: Dan Kusnir
Assistant Camera: McKenna Duchess
SFX Makeup: Marisa Murphy
Hair: Tammy Butler, Benjamin Nelson

Creep
Written by
Radiohead, Albert Hammond Mike Hazlewood
Performed by H. Kink (Rieffel, Tritter)
Instrumentation… Michael Tritter
Produced by Kevin Mills, Rieffel & Tritter
Mixed by Kevin Mills

Special thanks:
Hank Friedmann, Ben Proudfoot, Breakwater Studios, Marlena Von Kasmier, Ed Donnelly, Way Out Sound Records, Caleb Bardgett, Joel Michaely, Jon Daly, and Jolee Dunn

THREE QUEENS

Role

Edited by Rylan Rafferty

Description

A comedic short film about three bank robbing drag queens. Three Queens premiered at the 2020 Cinema Diverse Film Festival and screened at the Paris Short Film Festival.
Comedy. 8min. Coming soon. Find out more about the film here!
Written & Directed by William Groebe

FEMPIRE

Role

Edited by Rylan Rafferty

Description

In 2070, a politician learns she’d poll better with a family and begrudgingly visits a Grooming School for Husbands for a quick fix.
Short Film. 17min. Find out more about the film here!
Official Selection 2021:
Austin Film Festival
Hollyshorts
BendFilm Festival
Dances with Films
Written & Directed by Honora Talbott

CHARLIE CHEDDAR’S

Role

Edited by
Rylan Rafferty &
Charles Taylor Goubeaud

Description

A paranoid iconoclast and his loyal friend get lost in the sauce as they set out to uncover the truth about a pizza giant’s biggest conspiracy, but they’ll never look at tokens the same way again. Comedy. 7min.
Directed by Charles Taylor Goubeaud
Find out more about the film here!

THE LOT

Role

Edited by
Steven Feinartz &
Rylan Rafferty

Description

A Grocery Store’s carts are going missing and David is not the one to find them.
Directed by Steven Feinartz
Written by Steven Feinartz and David Gborie

  • Growing Fangs – Disney+

    Growing Fangs – Disney+

  • “CREEP” Music Video

    “CREEP” Music Video

  • THREE QUEENS

    THREE QUEENS

  • FEMPIRE

    FEMPIRE

  • CHARLIE CHEDDAR’S

    CHARLIE CHEDDAR’S

  • THE LOT

    THE LOT

Pilot Presentations

A+ Mech Repair

Role

Edited By
Rylan Rafferty
Hank Friedmann

Description

After draining Earth of her resources, Mankind has turned to the final free market: Space! On a distant asteroid, smack-dab in the middle of an interplanetary war for dominance, is a gas station run by scummy grease-monkeys just trying to make a dishonest buck. It’s the last place you’d want to get your mech repaired… but it’s the only place around.

Written and Directed by Hank Friedmann & Julian Shine

Curated | New Form & YouTube

Role

Editor | Pilot Presentation

Description

“Curated” is a workplace comedy set in the (fictional) offices of Curated, one of the web’s preeminent lifestyle blogs. Our show follows Associate Editor Melanie on her mission to defeat her coworker-cum-rival-cum-nemesis Elise for the title of editor, and win he heart of Chrissy, Curated’s creator and head influencer.

Developed for New Form and YouTube Originals.

Written and created by Isabelle Esposito
Starring Whitney Cummings, Jameela Jamil, and Hillary Matthews
Directed by Alice Mathias

Art Theifs | TBS

Role

Editor | Pilot Presentation

Description

“Art Theifs” is an unaired TV pilot produced by Abso Lutely and Super Deluxe for TBS.

In this series from creators Joseph Carnegie and Ben Jones and executive producers Angela Petrella and Abso Lutely Productions, two friends try to infiltrate the Los Angeles art scene in the hopes of stealing enough priceless art to buy fast cars and a used hot tub. It’s not long before they find out that art in 2017 isn’t always heist-worthy.

Read the Deadline article here.

  • A+ Mech Repair

    A+ Mech Repair

  • Curated | New Form & YouTube

    Curated | New Form & YouTube

  • Art Theifs | TBS

    Art Theifs | TBS

Directing

Playing with Spiders

Role

Writer | Director

Description

A spider god haunts a rural motel, where a cult spends their final nights before a ritual suicide. Horror. Short Film.

How 2 Fix Your Printer

Role

Writer | Director

Description

Leah has an unusual problem with her printer that even tech support may not be able to fix!

Murderers: A Family Film

Role

Director | Editor

Description

Made for the Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project.
Four siblings argue over murdering a guy. Horror/Comedy. 4min.

  • Playing with Spiders

    Playing with Spiders

  • How 2 Fix Your Printer

    How 2 Fix Your Printer

  • Murderers: A Family Film

    Murderers: A Family Film

Recognition

“PLAYING WITH SPIDERS”

short film | written & directed by Rylan Rafferty

Other Awards

2022 “Bitch Ass” (Feature Film) (Editor)
– South by Southwest Film Festival | Official Selection
– South by Southwest Film Festival | Audience Award
– Panic Fest | Offical Selection
– Panic Fest | Best Acting Award
2021 “Fempire” (Short Film) (Editor)
– Official Selection Austin Film Festival
– Official Selection Bend Film Festival
– Official Selection HollyShorts Film Festival
– Official Selection Dances with Films
– Official Selection St. Louis International Film Festival
2021 Austin Comedy Film Festival
– Best Editing Award for “Charlie Cheddar’s” (Editor)
2020 Paris Short Film Festival
– Best LGBT Short Film for “Three Queens” (Editor)
2020 Cinema Diverse Film Festival
– Official Selection for “Three Queens” (Editor)
2019-2020 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition
– Semifinalist for “Alexa Pops Up” (Feature Screenplay)
2019 Barnstorm Fest Screenplay Competition
– Finalist for “Playing with Spiders” (Feature Screenplay)
2019 Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition (Fall)
– Semifinalist for “Alexa Pops Up” (Feature Screenplay)
2019 Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
– Semifinalist for “Alexa Pops Up” (Feature Screenplay)
2019 Screencraft Comedy Screenplay Contest
– Finalist for “Alexa Pops Up” (Feature Screenplay)
68th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards
– Nominee: Best Informational Series (Segment Producer) “On the Move”
2013 Denver Film Festival
– Official Selection: “The Happy Go-Lucky Sunshine Twins”
34th College Television Emmy Awards
– Nominee: Best Webseries (Director) “The Mortal Coils”
2013 CU Denver Cinefest
– Senior Thesis: Best Film “The Happy Go-Lucky Sunshine Twins”
– Senior Thesis: Best Directing “The Happy Go-Lucky Sunshine Twins”
2013 College of Arts & Media Awards
– Best Narrative Film
2012 CU Denver Cinefest
– Writing for Television Award
2011 Denver 48 Hour Film Project
– Best Writing Award for “Mad Fish”