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Ryan Barnett




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Ryan started at Historica Canada in 2015, working on the award-winning Heritage Minutes. In the Fall of 2016, he moved into a new role as Producer for the organization, overseeing special projects, including the Think Like a Historian video series. In addition to his work at Historica Canada, Ryan is an accomplished digital media producer specializing in documentary. He holds an Honours B.A. from the University of Ottawa, and Master’s Degree in Film Studies from Concordia University. In 2014, Ryan received a fellowship for emerging filmmakers from the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. His 2016 documentary “The Raftsmen” can currently be seen at the Musée Maritime du Quebec, and his upcoming book by the same name will be published by Firefly Books in the Fall of 2017. As for Ryan’s favourite Heritage Minute, three words: “Behold Emily Carr.”