Ryan Mikel is a student and journalist at New York University. Born and raised in Kentucky, art captivated him at a young age for its exposure of the vast world around him. Today, it continues to drive and inspire his work.

Ryan currently serves as a distribution intern for A24 and editor-at-large for the Washington Square News. He has previously written for Out Magazine, Salon and the Vail Daily.

At WSN, Ryan has interviewed scores of students and professionals, alike, including Steven Spielberg, Barry Jenkins, Greta Gerwig and Sean Baker. He has attended the South by Southwest Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival and led special print editions, like the Arts Issue and Oscars Issue.

Follow Ryan on Twitter for 280 character film reviews and Instagram for his foray into analog photography.