Ryan Long owner of crownstone film studio located at 490 adelaide west, Toronto. Ryan has Directed and Prodced multipleTV shows, 50 + music videos with adds at much, mtv and bet, and various web spots and commercials.
Ryan Long is a professional troublemaker from Ajax, Ontario who in a short period of time has proven that he will leave no faction of the entertainment industry untouched. He first busted onto the scene as teenager singing in the ska/punk band ‘The Johnstones’ (STOMP/WARNER) who quickly rose to popularity finding themseves on the Much Music countdown, Canadian billboard charts, the warped tour, and selling out headline tours as well as touring the world with huge names like Less then Jake, Reel Big Fish, Gob, Hedley, The Mad Caddies, and much more. In a short time The Johnstones became a staple in punk music.
As the Johnstones popularity rose, Ryan quickly developed a notorious reputation for his wild antics both offstage and on. Never without a camera, Ryan created the ‘Phat-Bredrens’ video series that featured sketches, stunts, standup comedy, an iTunes charting podcast, music videos, and behind the scenes footage of a wild lifestyle that lead to a lifetime ban from disney world, and many nights in police stations and hospitals across North America.
The underground success of these videos (8+ Million plays/views) and Ryan’s unique style of comedy served as the template to land his first TV series ‘Crown the Town with Ryan Long’ which ran as a six episode comedy series on Rogers TV. The TV Series, which Ryan produced, stared in and edited, received praise from some of comedy’s biggest names, was one of the top shows on the network, and was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for best TV series. Although the show was green lit for a second season Ryan chose instead to move forward from the success of the show and signed a deal with BiteTV/AUX to produce a new half hour comedy series called 'Ryan Long is Challenged’ which is currently airs on the network .
In the midst of a successful career in television, Ryan is also currently the owner, and Executive Producer at ‘CrownStone Entertainment’, a full scale production studio facility located in Toronto, Canada where he continues to direct and produce music videos, albums, and films. , Ryan continues to tour as a both a stand-up comedian and a musician to huge crowds all over the world.
Ryan Long Is Challenged (Bite TV) is a satire reality show that follows Ryan Long as he attempts to complete weekly challenges the real world.
Crown The Town with Ryan Long (ROGERS) is a satire reality/variety show where Ryan Long finds the best people, places and things in the city.
Ryan Long is the singer of The Johnstones who in 10 years as a band have released 6 Albums, a DVD, Charted on the Much Music Countdown, Sold over 20 000 Cd’s independently, Had 6 music videos in rotation at Much Music,Had features on TV shows like Canadian Idol, MTV and degrassi, and sold out multiple headline tours as well as touring the world with bands like Less than Jake, Hedley, Gob, Mustard Plug, The Planet Smashers, Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto, The Mad Caddies, the Vans Warped -Tour, and many, many more. The Johnstones have established themselves as a staple in North American Punk Rock.