Ian is a film and television writer, based in Los Angeles, with a background in the theatre. His plays have been staged at the Kraine Theater New York and Bricolage, Pittsburgh. Ian's film commissions include original thriller 3 VIDEOTAPES, for Plan B and New Regency, and THE DEAD HEART REMEDY, developed with Class 5 Films. In 2014, Ian wrote and directed the short film WALLACE, starring Dallas Roberts, which screened at festivals internationally, including NY Shorts Fest and Camerimage. Ian has written for NBC's CHICAGO FIRE (on which he was also a consultant producer) and is a consulting producer on Paramount TV's YELLOWSTONE, created by Taylor Sheridan. Ian also developed an original television series, THE GLIMMER THE SHADE, with UCP and USA Network. He is currently writing two original features for Addictive Pictures.