A graduate of the USC School of Cinema-Television, Ryan Maples’ production credits include American Express, Brother International, Dole Foods, Disney, Restoration Hardware and many others.
Maples has won awards for both his narrative shorts and branded work. Maples won several international awards for his spec commercial work, including a 1st place winner for Cannes Lions for AT&T. In 2013, Maples was the winner of an international short film competition sponsored and funded by Coca-Cola Zero with his work Saturday Night Zero premiering at Cannes Lions. In commercial and branded content, Maples has directed documentary style spots for large brands including spots for American Express and a multi-part series for Restoration Hardware. In 2016, Maples was hired as a director for the documentary TV series, "Undrafted", on the NFL Network, profiling players trying to make the NFL