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Ryan Kruger

Ryan Kruger

Director, Writer, Actor

Ryan Kruger is a South African -based actor/director , Kruger is known for his unique conceptual shooting style marrying narrative and visuals in his music videos. He has been regarded as one of SA's top music video directors with over 100 music videos to his name, picking up many awards and nominations from the likes of MTV and SAMA'S (South African Music Award), but he soon made his jump to feature films.

Directing his first debut film "FRIED BARRY" , certified fresh on rotten tomatoes, which he wrote/directed and co-produced. Hitting festivals around the world competing next to major names, the film has picked up 23 awards and many nominations in some of the biggest genre festivals around the world. It’s already gained a cult status from fan art around the globe and is hailed as a first of its kind for South African cinema.

The film was picked up by AMC "Shudder" with a wide international release in May 2021 with over 75 territories around the world. On the night of its release in the states it went viral being the 3rd most spoke about thing in America on twitter for being on the hit TV show "The Last Drive in With Joe Bob Briggs” Also picked up 2 awards at the 16th South African film & Television Awards (SAFTAS) and had 6 nominations including best film and director.

His latest film - cult reboot of the 1987 melt movie "Street Trash" for all those genre loving fans.

STREET TRASH

A group of homeless misfits must fight for survival when they discover a plot to exterminate every homeless person in the city. Directing his first debut film "FRIED BARRY" , certified fresh on rotten tomatoes, which he wrote/directed and co-produced. Hitting festivals around the world competing next to major names, the film has picked up 23 awards and many nominations in some of the biggest genre festivals around the world. It’s already gained a cult status from fan art around the globe and is hailed as a first of its kind for South African cinema.

The film was picked up by AMC "Shudder" with a wide international release in May 2021 with over 75 territories around the world. On the night of its release in the states it went viral being the 3rd most spoke about thing in America on twitter for being on the hit TV show "The Last Drive in With Joe Bob Briggs” Also picked up 2 awards at the 16th South African film & Television Awards (SAFTAS) and had 6 nominations including best film and director.

Street Trash

All Sessions by Ryan Kruger