Documentary


Robin Gibb - Bee Gees Early Years
Robin talks about his early years with the Bee Gees, coming to the UK from Australia, playing their first gig and releasing their first record. He sadly died shortly after filming. This is one of last interviews.

Director/Editor/Camera - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Gill Mills


Millfields OMG Theatre Group
I documented the rehearsal process of 30 young people and there mentors in the run up to the opening of a piece of musical theatre that would act as a showcase to their various performing talents.

Director/Editor/Camera - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Rob Cowan


 


The Hoosiers - Choices
I had a lot of fun that day on-set with The Hoosiers and still find them amusing when I watch this.  The music video, directed by Diamond Dogs, was inspired by the film Big Trouble in Little China so lots of martial arts type stuff going on.

Camera/Editor - Adam Ryzman
Commisioner - Semera Khan at Sony Music


 


Disney - Great Ormond Street Hospital
Behind the scenes on a photo shoot for Great Ormond Street Hospital Disney Memories campaign film. Various soap star celebs were asked to come in and tell us there first DIsney memories. A magical day indeed!

Camera/Editor - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Gill Mills


Debt Shadows
Campaign documentary about the tyranny of living with Payday Loans. This film tells the stories of 2 peoples struggles to keep up with their payday loan payments.

Director - Daniel James Baldwin
Editor - Adam Ryzman                                                           


Robin Gibb - Songwriting
Robin talks about the early influences of the Bee Gees, the art of songwriting, what makes a hit and the process of writing for other people.

Director/Editor/Camera - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Gill Mills                                                           


Edmonton - Anti-Knife Crime
I was asked to interview the young people at Craig Park Youth Centre in Enfield to find out how they feel about their local area and what issues they would like the council to focus on and change. At the time, the percentage of young people dying on the streets due to knofe crime was one of the highest in the country.

Director/Editor/Camera - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Rob Cowan


Jagga - I Need You
For some reason Jagga rips open a human heart in this music video. I found it confusing at the time....and still do.  We got on well though and he asked me to come to Glasgow to document a performance and interview him. This can be viewed here

Camera/Editor - Adam Ryzman
Commisioner - Semera Khan at Sony Music


 


Lee Mead - Nothing Else Matters
Metallica also did a song called Nothing Else Matters. This isn't a cover of that song but a completely original composition that just shares the same time.

Camera/Editor - Adam Ryzman


My Secret Heart
An emotional short doc about the lives of several UK Muslim females and their struggles to come to terms with the cultural and religious differences that they face whilst having a relationship outside of their faith.

Director/Editor/Camera - Adam Ryzman
Producer/Director/Editor - Zara Afzal


Semi Precious Weapons
Lead singer Justin Tranter struts his outrageous stuff, around Notting Hill making a bit of scene chatting about their musical and fashion influences, sex drugs and rock n roll and also Lady Gaga.

Editor - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Gill Mills


Timelines - A Portrait of Roland Jarvis
Roland was an artist in the long French Cubist tradition. He painted, made vast junk sculptures and extraordinary animations. He also happened to be a master horologist. He passed away in 2016 at the age of 90.

Director - Mark French
Editors - Adam Ryzman and Remy Lamont

 


EDF - Victoria Pendleton's Blue Dress
In the run up to 2012 Olympics a lot of athletes began to feature in the marketing and sponsorship around the events. I was asked to document behind the scenes on a photo shoot for an EDF campaign where Victoria was being photographed wearing the famous blue cable dress. She then went on to win gold and silver medals in the 2012 Olympics.

Camera - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Iain Liddiard


Alexandra Burke - Sure Campaign
Event film in which Alexandra Burke, who won the fifth series of the U.K.'s "The X Factor," plays an intimate gig to super-fans. Whilst advertising Sure deodorant. 

Camera/Editor - Adam Ryzman
Producer - Edward Tull