About Ryan Izay

Writing Affiliations


Screen Rant, 2020- present

Total Nerd with Ranker, 2020-present

Girls and Corpses Magazine, 2015-2018

Obsessed With Film, 2011

Real Movie News UK, 2004-2012

The Z Review, 2001-2004

Christian, 2002


-MA in Film Studies, Chapman University in Orange
-BA in Cinema and Broadcast Arts, Azusa Pacific University


Born and raised in Pasadena, CA with a successful character actor for a grandfather and an award-winning stage actor for a father, Ryan Izay had an early appreciation for the arts. An avid Charlie Chaplin fan by 10 created the foundation for a lifelong love affair with the cinema, eventually leading to a career in film journalism.

Beginning as a guest reviewer for, Izay earned a position as the Los Angeles representation for UK-based website, The Z Review. This position led to the title of Associate Editor with Real Movie News and the creation of its American .com counterpart. Izay currently works as a features writer at Screen Rant and creates film lists for Total Nerd at Ranker. 

Ryan Izay has also pursued a modicum of success as a third generation actor, known best for his role in independent film Beyond Honor and as Rod in Logo Channel's "DTLA." When he isn't pursuing one of these careers, Izay is working on a variety of creative writing projects, enjoying minor TikTok success and working as an adjunct film professor at Azusa Pacific University and Cal State Fullerton.


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