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Declan R.

New Orleans, LA, USA1 review

$500 - $1500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Video Editor - Documentary

    1 review
  • Documentary DP

  • Production Company



  • 2K video camera
  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer

About Declan

While living in Chicago during the early 2000's Declan started field-producing episodic documentaries for WTTW, the Travel Channel, and FOX, then shot two successful auto racing docs, FOUR BANGERS and TRAILER RACER. in 2003 he completed ULBERT, an award-winning documentary on bipolar disorder. In 2012 Declan produced and shot New Orleans Documentary SHELL SHOCKED, where he now lives. He has since been producer for Jack Newell's OPEN TABLES and 42 GRAMS. In 2022 he produced 2 feature thrillers OFF RAMP and ZERO HOUR. 2023 Starts with a feature thriller called JUNKYARD. Between films Declan produces, shoots and directs smaller projects for commercial, news, music videos and social media.

Top Projects

  • Virus Killaz: The Art of Lionel Milton

    • Documentary DP
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Clip from a developing series on New Orleans Culture during Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter Movement.


    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Sidney Snow owns an instrument repair shop and lives on Mississippi River with his wife Carrie. This is a brief introduction into Native American living on Mississippi River in New Orleans Louisiana. The clips come from Declan Ryan and Alex P. Willson's documenting of Covid 19 in New Orleans over 2020-2022. A larger episodic project is being developed and for more information please contact This specific video is property of HTV Digital Studio (Hearst) and only used for Riain Rising promotional purposes only.

    Hearst Television

    Produced for Hearst Television on Storyhunter

    December 2020

  • Declan's Show Reel

    • Production Company

    I started out with 15 years in Cinematography and Lighting before switching to Producing and Directing. This is my production Company reel.

  • Where to Eat in Nola

    • Documentary DP
    • Line Producer / On-Location

    Best Chef's in America for Food and Wine Magazine

  • 42 Grams

    • Senior Producer / Project Manager

    A documentary about Chicago Chef Jake Bickelhaupt and his wife Allexa's journey to Michellin Star.

All Services


  • Executive Producer
  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Field Producer
  • Line Producer / On-Location
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Video Editor - Documentary

Declan's Clients

  • Hearst Television
  • Xavier University

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