On May 22nd, Ryan participated in the Symposium at the 2009 Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, CO. The Symposium, which was hosted by Chef Ming Tsai, featured presentations by a number of top scholars and scientists who all spoke about food issues. To break up the long sessions, Ryan presented illusions customized for the food theme and designed to highlight certain environmental issues.
Ryan’s sister, Lauren, co-produced the film that won the Audience Award and Festival Director’s Award at the 2008 festival. Visit the Red Gold web site for more information the film.