Ron Wyman, founder of ZeroGravity Films, creates documentaries about politics, world culture and the arts. For the past several years he has been working extensively in Africa. Having spent over three decades as a film maker, he has worked as a DP on feature films, is an award winning DP/Producer of documentaries and was a freelancer for the CNN political division for 16 years. He has also worked freelance for Michael Moore's "The Awful Truth", "Candid Camera" and "Politically Incorrect" with Bill Maher. His recent feature documentary titled "Agadez, the Music and the Rebellion" which tells the story of the Tuareg nomads of the Sahara Desert and profiles the extraordinary Tuareg guitarist, Bombino. While shooting the film, he also produced a critically acclaimed CD with Bombino titled "Agadez". Bombino has gone on to be a world music star, and is starting his fourth world tour in two years. His new CD, "Nomad" will be released on Nonesuch Records on April 2, 2013.
Other projects include a documentary, "Finding Someplace Like America" with Pulitzer Prize winning author Dale Maharidge, and "Murals of Belfast" about the troubles of Northern Ireland.
His unique ability to interact and collaborate with the cultures in which he is working enables him to capture natural, intimate portrayals of life as it unfolds moment to moment. His films are filled with the rhythms, sounds, images and movement that are a testimony to the connection of the people with their cultures and environment.
Zero Gravity Films
48 Island Rd.
Essex, MA 01929