June 13, 1958
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ronald Mann (born June 13, 1958) is a Canadian documentary film director focusing primarily on aspects of Canadian and American popular culture, including his acclaimed 1988 documentary Comic Book Confidential. . He does most of his work through his company Sphinx Productions, while also running a film distribution company on the side called 'FilmsWeLike'. Mann has also put together the archives for many prominent Canadian figures and companies. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto.
His first music video project was "Jezebel", by Canadian indie rock band Two Hours Traffic, which he directed and in which he also appears. In 2009 he released a documentary on mushrooms and mushroom hunting called Know Your Mushrooms.
He resides in Toronto.
Mann is a member of the NORML advisory board.
- Imagine the Sound (1981)
- Poetry in Motion (1982) 
- Comic Book Confidential (1988)
- The Twist (1992) 
- Dream Tower (1994)
- Grass (1999) 
- Go Further (2003)
- Tales of the Rat Fink (2006)
- Know Your Mushrooms (2009)
- In the Wake of the Flood (2010) featuring author Margaret Atwood
- Altman (2014)
- Carmine Street Guitars (2018)
- Comic Book Confidential by Ron Mann on Vimeo
- "Know Your Mushrooms: Fungus film on the button" Toronto: The Star
- Genzlinger, Neil (August 1, 2014). "An Auteur, in His Own Words". The New York Times.
- Poetry in Motion, By Ron Mann on Vimeo
- TWIST (Ron Mann, 1992) on Vimeo
- GRASS (Dir. Ron Mann, 1999) on Vimeo
- Film at Mann's website