Scott Ryan BIOGRAPHY
Scott Ryan began his specialist profession as a performer and rapidly realized that his want to make films went way beyond the must inform a story. He wanted to make films that entertained and inspired people. This have to have was cemented while operating in the environmental movement considering that he was a teen. Get additional information regarding Scott Ryan
Scott’s vision came to fruition when he began directing documentaries for the startup company Zoom Culture. Lots of of those films were produced for the national Television shows PLAYGROUND EARTH and HIP HOP NATION. For the duration of his time at ‘ZC’ Scott located himself shooting stories on everything from experienced street lugers to Los Angeles street art and various PSA’s.
On his next adventure, he supervised edits from the OLYMPICS plus the initially ever multiplatform broadcast of the Paralympics for NBC/Universal. He then further honed his documentary abilities shooting with all the Gantz Brother’s production company View Film (of TAXICAB CONFESSIONS fame).
In 2005 Scott formed Zero Point Entertainment with partner Charmel Green and served as Senior V.P. of production. At ‘ZPE’ they developed and pitched several series and shot the very first season of A BLOODY BRILLIANT LIFE which aired on ABC (Australia). They also developed the online video platform Kachoo!, packaged feature films, made commercials for cutting edge clientele like the Wellness Channel, and formed partnerships with business veterans which include Promenade Photographs.
The duo discovered a missing element in tv more than a couple of years ago: the desires and dreams, the extremely manifestos (or missions) of daily people had been not being represented. Scott’s background intertwined with this deficit & inspired the project & show known as MANIFESTO! The series has been shopped through much from the world, has inspired countless commercial projects, and is now the subject of Scott’s feature documentary in progress, WE WANT THE AIRWAVES.
Recently Scott also consulted on a function documentary about the quintessential, defunct punk music venue ‘The Outhouse’ based in Lawrence, Kansas. He’s also developing soon-to-be-announced doc projects involving a team of legendary pro skaters.
Scott’s social justice work spans environmental, animal welfare, & civil rights issues, having worked on behalf of Greenpeace, The Sierra Club, NRDC, Friends in the Los Angeles River, and Rhapsody in Green amongst others. Scott’s animal advocacy includes working with animal advocate Karen Dawn on her campaigns. He was also the co-founder and executive director in the endangered species non-profit Identify Foundation, where they launched a Mountain Gorilla project and a prepped a Pink Dolphin project. Partners included DFGFI (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Intl) and MGVP (Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Patrol), as well as WWF and Sea Sheperd on prepped projects.
Scott was an early, loud and proud creator and supporter of socially conscious, cause oriented television. He continues to push the envelope whenever he can. He was recently featured in Micro$oft’s Green Leaders video series. He hosts documentary film/television projects and organizes/speaks at charity events whenever time allows.
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