Ryan Swen

Email: rswen@usc.edu

Ryan Swen is a freelance film critic and a cinema and media studies MA candidate at the University of Southern California, and holds an undergraduate degree in cinema and media studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. He hosts and produces the Catalyst and Witness podcast, and has written for Reverse Shot, The Film Stage, Seattle Screen Scene, Hyperallergic, and the BFI. His research interests include film festivals, film culture, and arthouse and international cinema.