Ryan Maxey

Ryan Maxey has a fondness for ordinary people and unapologetic heroes in his documentaries, expressing themes of loneliness, moral conundrum and upheaval of the status quo. One Road to Quartzsite (Mountainfilm 2022) is his debut feature-length film. As director, six of his short films have been selected as Vimeo Staff Picks and have been featured by SXSW, Hot Docs, True/False, AFI Docs, Outfest, The Guardian, The Atlantic and Dazed and Confused magazine. His 2019 short, How to Make a Rainbow, received the Audience Award at Outfest that same year.