Scott Ryan started his skilled career as a performer and quickly realized that his need to make films went way beyond the have to inform a story. He wanted to create films that entertained and inspired people. This need to have was cemented even though functioning within the environmental movement considering the fact that he was a teen. Get extra information about Scott Ryan
Scott’s vision came to fruition when he began directing documentaries for the startup company Zoom Culture. Many of those films had been created for the national Tv shows PLAYGROUND EARTH and HIP HOP NATION. Through his time at ‘ZC’ Scott found himself shooting stories on every little thing from skilled street lugers to Los Angeles street art and several PSA’s.
On his subsequent adventure, he supervised edits of the OLYMPICS along with the first ever multiplatform broadcast of your Paralympics for NBC/Universal. He then additional honed his documentary capabilities shooting using the Gantz Brother’s production company View Film (of TAXICAB CONFESSIONS fame).
In 2005 Scott formed Zero Point Entertainment with companion Charmel Green and served as Senior V.P. of production. At ‘ZPE’ they created and pitched multiple series and shot the initial season of A BLOODY BRILLIANT LIFE which aired on ABC (Australia). Additionally they created the online video platform Kachoo!, packaged function films, created commercials for cutting edge consumers like the Wellness Channel, and formed partnerships with market veterans which include Promenade Pictures.
The duo discovered a missing element in television a lot more than several years ago: the desires and dreams, the incredibly manifestos (or missions) of every day people have 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 on 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 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 on 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 with 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.