Scott Ryan started his expert profession as a performer and immediately realized that his want to create films went way beyond the should tell a story. He wanted to produce films that entertained and inspired people. This have to have was cemented even though operating inside the environmental movement considering that he was a teen. Get additional details about Scott Ryan
Scott’s vision came to fruition when he started directing documentaries for the startup company Zoom Culture. Numerous of these films have been produced for the national Television shows PLAYGROUND EARTH and HIP HOP NATION. Through his time at ‘ZC’ Scott discovered himself shooting stories on anything from skilled street lugers to Los Angeles street art and multiple PSA’s.
On his next adventure, he supervised edits of the OLYMPICS plus the very first ever multiplatform broadcast on the Paralympics for NBC/Universal. He then further honed his documentary capabilities shooting with all 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 numerous series and shot the first season of A BLOODY BRILLIANT LIFE which aired on ABC (Australia). They also developed the online video platform Kachoo!, packaged function films, produced commercials for cutting edge clientele just like the Wellness Channel, and formed partnerships with market veterans for instance Promenade Pictures.
The duo found a missing element in television a lot more than a number of years ago: the desires and dreams, the pretty manifestos (or missions) of everyday 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 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 on 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 tv. 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.