Scott Ryan began his skilled profession as a performer and speedily realized that his desire to make films went way beyond the must inform a story. He wanted to create films that entertained and inspired people. This need to have was cemented when operating inside the environmental movement considering that he was a teen. Get more details about Scott Ryan


Scott’s vision came to fruition when he began directing documentaries for the startup company Zoom Culture. A lot of of those films have been made for the national Television shows PLAYGROUND EARTH and HIP HOP NATION. Through his time at ‘ZC’ Scott found himself shooting stories on everything from experienced street lugers to Los Angeles street art and a number of PSA’s.


On his next adventure, he supervised edits in the OLYMPICS as well as the 1st ever multiplatform broadcast from the Paralympics for NBC/Universal. He then further honed his documentary expertise shooting with 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 a number of series and shot the very first season of A BLOODY BRILLIANT LIFE which aired on ABC (Australia). They also created the online video platform Kachoo!, packaged function films, produced commercials for cutting edge consumers just like the Wellness Channel, and formed partnerships with business veterans such as Promenade Photos.


The duo discovered a missing element in television extra than a few years ago: the desires and dreams, the pretty manifestos (or missions) of daily people have been not getting represented. Scott’s background intertwined with this deficit & inspired the project & show known as MANIFESTO! The series has been shopped through much of your 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 feature 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 of your Los Angeles River, and Rhapsody in Green amongst others. Scott’s animal advocacy includes operating 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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