Ryan Barnett is an author and documentarian. In 2014, he received a fellowship for emerging filmmakers from the Hot Docs festival. In 2015, Ryan joined Historica Canada to work on the award-winning Heritage Minutes, subsequently moving into the role of Producer for the organization. The Raftsmen, his creative non-fiction debut, is available in bookstores everywhere, published by Firefly Books. He holds an Honours B.A. from the University of Ottawa, and Master’s Degree in Film Studies from Concordia University.