Ryan Griffen is the producer and original concept creator of ABC TV's Cleverman. Ryan is a recipient of the AFC (Screen Australia) Producers Initiative Program and has worked at the ABC across shows including Good Game, Playschool and Message Stick. Ryan's goals in the industry are to bring the rebirth of genre back to Australia and to tell similar stories to those he was drawn to growing up.  Ryan wrote and directed the short film You Turn that received a special mention for screenwriting at the Sydney Film Festival.