Ryan Bennett








Training - Guildford School of Acting, Master of Arts Actors Centre Australia. Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting)

Acting - Jervis Pendleton in Daddy Long Legs - The Barn Theatre – dir. Kirstie Davis.
Dromio of Ephesus & Angus, Comedy of Errors & Macbeth (in rep) dir. Dr Miles Gregory, Pop Up Globe (AU)
Bob Crewe (1 st Cover Bob Gaudio), Jersey Boys – International Tour 2017/2018, dir.Luke Sheppard, Selladoor Worldwide.
Josh, Our Little Haven, dir. Ben Rider, Feature Film. Winner of Grand Jury Prize. Barcelona Film Festival 2017.
Tom, Zoe Misplaced, dir. Mekelle Mills, Feature Film.
Body, Nightbook, dir. Chrissie Koltai, CYSM Theatre – Sydney Opera House

Writing - Cash Up, Screenplay, 2016 – Winner Gold Medal Award for Best Screenplay at International Independent Film Awards.
Take Me To The Waves, Screenplay, 2018 – Winner of “Best Screenplay” at Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019, Winner “Best Global Short” at Savannah Film Festival 2018.
With Friends Like These, Screenplay, 2017 – (Nominated for “Best Debut Filmmaker” at Calcutta International Cult Film Festival etc.)
Don’t Run: A New Musical, co-writer, book writer, 2015, played off-West End at Waterloo East Theatre.

Directing - No Returns, Refunds or Exchanges, 2020 – currently beginning its festival run.
Eric Hanged Himself, director, 2018 – Finalist at Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase and TMFF 2019.
With Friends Like These, writer/director, 2017 – Semi-Finalist at Los Angles Cinefest and Los Angles Independent Film Festival Awards, Selected for Calcutta International Cult Film Festival and The Monthly Film Festival.