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The Deadline Team
Published on October 18, 2017

‘Chasing Titles Vol. 1’: Brian Austin Green Plays A Father On The Brink In Drug-Crime Drama – Awardsline Screening Series

The crime drama short, which is being submitted for the Oscar’s live action shorts category, is a prequel to a larger feature that Egypt is building. Shot in Palm Beach, Florida, Green play Joe, an express mail delivery truck driver who uses his daytime job to drop off drugs in his side gig for gangsters T. Parker (Clifton Powell) and his nephew Marcus (Haas Manning).

The Wrap
Published on 16 November, 2017

Why Filmmakers Turn to Short Films to Achieve Their Vision

Director Ryan Egypt, whose slick thriller “Chasing Titles, Vol. 1” has the look and feel of a slick, Hollywood feature, said the short format gave him surprising freedom. “It wasn’t about doing a feature or a short, it was about telling this story, and I can tell it in this amount of time,” Egypt said. “It just made sense to choose this medium. So I just went with it and wanted to push the envelope with this film.”

The Wrap
Published on 15 November, 2017

Emerging Female Voices, Debut Directors Take Stage in 2017 Awards Shorts

Talk went from first-time Olympians to first-time directors. Ryan Egypt brought his polished crime short “Cashing Titles Vol. 1,” where Brian Austin Green stars as an express mail driver dealing more than overnight packages. Green plays father to an old-for-his-age preteen Caleb (Landon Gimenez) watching his family disintegrate thanks to addiction and waning opportunity. Not unlike the “Come Swim” producer ...

MovieHole Interview with Brian Austin Green
Published on Dec 6, 2017

Interview : Brian Austin Green, star of Chasing Titles Vol.1

Brian Austin Green has been in the acting game for a long time – for over 30 years, in fact. He’s probably best known for his role as David Silver in the classic “Beverly Hills, 90210”, but has come a long way since he rocked that classic ’90s hairdo and the one earring. Seriously, Green was setting trends way back when. Since then, though, Green has cemented his place in the acting community with roles on “Anger Management”, “Wedding Band”, ....

Shuffle Online Interview
Published on 14 November, 2017

“Chasing Titles Vol. 1” Director Ryan Egypt is on the rise

I’ve interviewed a lot of different filmmakers that each have a unique story, but I really enjoyed listening to Ryan Egypt’s, particularly because I can relate so much. I didn’t always set off to become a writer and have delved into many different fields until I found this one. But now that I have, it feels like it’s the place I’m meant to be. Egypt’s story is similar. He was like most people: working in an industry he was successful in but didn’t love until he found a calling for something more. When Egypt stumbled...

Voyage LA Magazine - Meet Ryan Egypt of Opreme Films
Published on November 6, 2017

Meet Ryan Egypt of Opreme Films in Beverly Hills

Today we’d like to introduce you to Ryan Egypt. Thanks for sharing your story with us Ryan. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there. Growing up as a kid in New Jersey, there were two things I would look forward to, sneaking into my parent’s room and making mix tapes on the computer they had and the second was going to movies or renting movies from Blockbuster. I’ve always been fascinated with film but when James Cameron’s Titanic came out, I couldn’t believe...

Published on November 6, 2017


Ryan Egypt set out to write a full-length screenplay and when it was done he felt he needed something as a prelude to it.  Chasing Titles Vol.1 is that prelude.  A short film of 28 minutes, it tells Caleb's story as a twelve-year-old boy and the events that lead him to become the man he will eventually be when Chasing Titles Vol. 2 is made.  Filmed in West Palm Beach, FL the movie stars Brian Austin Green (90210, Anger Management), ...

MovieMaker - How They Did it: Chasing Titles Vol.1
Published on October 11, 2017

How They Did It: Shooting A South Florida Short Film, "Chasing Titles Vol. 1," In Nasty Weather With AK-47s

As the writer, producer and director of “Chasing Titles Vol. 1,” I had a very clear vision of how everything should look going into this project, which I conveyed during our initial production meeting with crew- members before principal photography. Still, while continuing to master my craft as a moviemaker, I can imagine why some veterans of the industry might’ve doubted my direction at first.

Back to the Movies
Published on October 28, 2017


Currently screening on the festival circuit and racking up accolades and numerous awards, the exciting action-drama “Chasing Titles: Vol. 1” marks the filmmaking debut of Ryan Egypt, an entrepreneur /businessman turned storyteller who has crafted a nifty 28 minute piece that explores a dysfunctional Florida family threatening to be torn apart. Starring Brian Austin Green, Landon Gimenez, Clifton Powell, Barry Shabaka Henley, Haas Manning, ....

LA Film Awards Interviews Ryan Egypt
Published on September 2, 2017

"I don’t give a f*** what the rules are, I just want to make an amazing film!"

Ryan Egypt's directorial debut film, Chasing Titles Vol. 1, swept us off our feet. No surprises here - Ryan is one of a kind. The kind that gets things done in the best possible way. He spent his whole life building businesses (read his impressive bio here), and although he is relatively new to the film industry, he is already a pro.

Ryan Egypt on WPBF 25 News
Published on Jul 11, 2017


Ryan Egypt has created dozens of businesses in South Florida. But now he can add movie director, writer and producer to his many talents. Last month, Egypt and a production crew shot a movie in part of Riviera Beach, Singer Island, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. The short film is called, Chasing Titles, Volume One. "It's about a father who's really trying to make ends meet, but has issues," Egypt said.

Press Release

Best picture award-winning film “CHASING TITLES: VOLUME 1” will have GALA premiere in West Palm Beach.

West Palm Beach, FL – August 31, 2017) – The most buzzed about short film of the year, Ryan Egypt’s multiple award-winning “Chasing Titles: Volume 1”, will have an exclusive premiere screening at AMC City 20 Theater, located at 545 Hibiscus Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7pm.

Chasing Titles Vol. 1 - Behind the Scenes Video

Take a look at the Behind the scenes on the making of “Chasing Titles Vol.1”

See behind the scenes of the man himself Ryan Egypt directing his first feature film, along with cast and production crew putting toghter an already classic award winning debut film CTV1.