A filmmaker.
— Himself
A fine young man.
— Grandpa
You’re colorblind.
— His Eye Doctor


Ryan polly is a writer/director with a passion for telling stories that make people respond– whether that's with laughing, crying, or a bit of both. In addition to writing and directing films and music videos, he co-founded and is a director at Maker Tablea production house in DFW that creates branded content and commercials. He also occasionally writes about story structure on the Plot Devices blog.

*resume available upon request



Finalist - MusicBed Film Initiative, 2017
Winner - Vimeo Challenge, 2014
Best Director - 48HFP, 2015
Best Editor - 48HFP, 2015
Best Costume - a Halloween party once
Most Friendly - Senior Yearbook, 2010