16 November 2020


Scott Ryan began his experienced career as a performer and immediately realized that his need to create films went way beyond the really need to tell a story. He wanted to make films that entertained and inspired people. This require was cemented when functioning in the environmental movement given that he was a teen. Get far more information regarding Scott Ryan

Scott’s vision came to fruition when he began directing documentaries for the startup company Zoom Culture. Quite a few of those films were developed for the national Tv shows PLAYGROUND EARTH and HIP HOP NATION. Through his time at ‘ZC’ Scott identified himself shooting stories on almost everything from expert street lugers to Los Angeles street art and several PSA’s.

On his subsequent adventure, he supervised edits with the OLYMPICS plus the 1st ever multiplatform broadcast from the Paralympics for NBC/Universal. He then further honed his documentary abilities 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 many series and shot the initial season of A BLOODY BRILLIANT LIFE which aired on ABC (Australia). In addition they created the online video platform Kachoo!, packaged feature films, made commercials for cutting edge consumers like the Wellness Channel, and formed partnerships with market veterans which include Promenade Images.

The duo found a missing element in tv a lot more than several years ago: the desires and dreams, the incredibly manifestos (or missions) of daily 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 with 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 with 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 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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