Director of Photography, Ryan Hill, is known for his relentless work ethic and durability. Ryan is driven by his curiosity about the world and passion for cinematography. His clients include HBO, PBS, and The National Geographic Channel. In 2005, he received the Overseas Press Club’s "Best International Reporting on Human Rights" award in honor of his film Border Jumpers, which aired on PBS: Wide Angle. In 2007, Ryan was injured in Afghanistan by an IED explosion while embedded with the U.S. Special Forces, filming Inside the Green Berets for The National Geographic Channel. He has spent time with aborigines in Australia, child soldiers in Liberia, and has filmed Eskimos whale hunting in Alaska. In 2011, he earned the Sundance Cinematography Award for a film he shot and produced called The Redemption of General Butt Naked.