Ryan Schaddelee was born and raised in Michigan, where he developed his artistic ability in special make-up and fx due to his love of all things horror, science fiction and fantasy. He graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in film directing in 1999, pursuing a different path after believing computer generated effects would take over the industry of practical effects. FX and make-up were always a part of his personal projects throughout the years though, and he pursued it more as a hobby until offered a job as the lead fx artist on a horror feature in 2010. Since then he has worked steadily as a director and FX artist on numerous shorts, music videos, and features including the recently released “I Am Not a Serial Killer” starring Christopher Lloyd and Max Records, and the “From Dusk Til Dawn” Netflix series.
Horrible Imaginings Film Festival: Horror is not always what you think! Our mission is to amplify voices that express those emotions that make life a little more challenging. Fear, anxiety, despair, desperation, dark fantasy, unhealthy longing, terror–those parts of the human condition all of us recognize, but few of us enjoy talking about. We sincerely […]