From Toronto, Ryan Pallotta moved to Los Angeles after art school. With a longtime passion and background in film and photography from an early age, Ryan quickly gained momentum in Los Angeles, under esteemed photographers/directors such as Anthony Mandler and James White and Mert and Marcus. Ryan quickly established himself, as a young director creating promos for various artists such as: Nick Jonas, Shawn Mendes, Robin Thicke, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Alessia Cara, and Ne-Yo. With a strong eye for beauty, fashion and photography, Ryan has quickly become one of the most sought after young promo directors. Recently receiving the VEVO/YOUTUBE certified award for views over 100 million.
This year Ryan's video for Nick Jonas Chains was nominated for an MTV VMA award.
Entrusting him with her image, Ryan directed serval videos and commercials for Demi Lovato and eventually became Demi Lovato's creative director , directing her visual stage accompaniment and commercial campaigns bolstering her brand even further. Pallotta has also worked closely with Nick Jonas, helping to re-establish a new, independent brand for the young artist with videos such as “Jealous” and “Chains”.
After singing to RSA FILMS, inspired by the endless storytelling possibilities in Virtual Reality, Ryan and his team developed unique camera solutions to execute 360 degree experiences. Ryan created 360 degree experiences for brands GOOGLE and LIBERTY MUTUAL totally changing the way we experience branded content.
Perhaps one of his biggest commercial undertakings yet, Ryan embarked on directing the massive commercial campaign for skincare brand Clean and Clear in 2015 entitled “See the Real Me.” This empowering campaign included over 25 branded content pieces from across the globe featuring inspiring true stories of women overcoming adversity. These powerful uplifting spots would go on to contend at Cannes.
Ryan has signed on to RSA/Black Dog films where he continues to establish himself as a director and is currently writing his first feature film.