Scott Ryan began his experienced profession as a performer and speedily realized that his need to create films went way beyond the ought to tell a story. He wanted to create films that entertained and inspired people. This need was cemented when functioning inside the environmental movement since he was a teen. Get much more details about Scott Ryan
Scott’s vision came to fruition when he began directing documentaries for the startup company Zoom Culture. Numerous of these films had been produced for the national Television shows PLAYGROUND EARTH and HIP HOP NATION. Throughout his time at ‘ZC’ Scott found himself shooting stories on every thing from professional street lugers to Los Angeles street art and multiple PSA’s.
On his subsequent adventure, he supervised edits with the OLYMPICS along with the 1st ever multiplatform broadcast in the Paralympics for NBC/Universal. He then further honed his documentary expertise 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 developed and pitched many series and shot the initial season of A BLOODY BRILLIANT LIFE which aired on ABC (Australia). They also created the online video platform Kachoo!, packaged function films, made commercials for cutting edge clientele just like the Wellness Channel, and formed partnerships with market veterans which include Promenade Photos.
The duo found a missing element in television extra than some years ago: the desires and dreams, the really manifestos (or missions) of every day people have been not becoming 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 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 from the 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 from 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.