He is known for films such as Dear Pillow, Lovers of Hate, and Love & Air Sex. A two-time Independent Spirit Award nominee, his second feature "Lovers of Hate" premiered in the United States Dramatic Competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards. In 2011, he wrote and directed "The Fickle" for the “Character Project,” an online short film series produced by the United States of America Network and Ridley Scott Associates.
Bryan served as the Director of Artist Services for the Austin Film Society for five years and remains on its board of directors.
Bryan’s third feature, the Austin-set romantic comedy "The Bounceback", will be released in 2013. The film title was later changed to Love & Air Sex after being picked up Tribeca.