Full Name
Ryan Penny
Company
Access: VFX, NYC Chapter
Job Title
Co-Chair
Speaker Bio
After a 15+ year career in Television Production and Post as a Camera Op and Video Editor, Ryan launched the ‘Made in NY’ Post Production Training Program in 2017 as its first Director. With the support of the NYC Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Small Business Services, and Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, the program has trained over 150 low-income and unemployed NYC residents, mostly people of color, for entry-level work in the Post Production industry for Film and Television. He is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all people, and as Board Member of the Post NY Alliance and Co-Chair of the NYC Chapter of Access: VFX, continues to build bridges between industry partners and job training programs working to cultivate the next generation of diverse talent for NYC’s creative workforce.
Ryan Penny