Ryan McCarvill is an author and filmmaker from Kensington, Prince Edward Island. A graduate of UPEI’s School of Business (Class of 2015), he produces and directs commercial video campaigns and narrative films via his production company Retrospective Studios. Ryan published his first novel, a historical fiction epic, in June 2022. His many interests include history, political studies, international affairs, philosophy, music, and basketball. He lives in Charlottetown, PE with his wife.
Ryan is excited to join the Canadian delegation of Ship For World Youth 2022-23. While in university, he represented Canada at the 2015 Japan-Canada Academic Consortium hosted by Université Laval. He toured Japan in 2019 during the festivities of Golden Week and the accession of Emperor Naruhito. Ryan is looking forward to returning to Japan to engage with Japanese culture and meet new friends from around the world via the SWY program.