Ryan Begay (Diné) A US Air Force veteran. He attended the Colorado Film School in Denver, Colorado. It was there that he found his passion and love for Filmmaking. He completed his BFA in New Media Art from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ryan has written and directed numerous short films, music videos, PSAs and continues to work behind the camera. In 2011, a newfound passion for acting emerged. He has appeared in many short films but not until "Blaze You Out" (2011) did he realized his love for movies encompasses more than working behind the camera. He has since gone on to perform in many film productions both Independent and Big Budget Feature Films as well as notable TV series. He continues to Write, Direct and Act as well as develop ideas for a stronger Diné/Native American presence in Film and Television both in front of and behind the camera.