Ron Mann

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Ron Mann
Ronald Mann

(1958-06-13) June 13, 1958 (age 61)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationFilm director

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. [1]. 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.[2]

In 2014, Mann directed the Robert Altman based documentary Altman.[3]

He resides in Toronto.

Mann is a member of the NORML advisory board.



  1. ^ Comic Book Confidential by Ron Mann on Vimeo
  2. ^ "Know Your Mushrooms: Fungus film on the button" Toronto: The Star
  3. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (August 1, 2014). "An Auteur, in His Own Words". The New York Times.
  4. ^ Poetry in Motion, By Ron Mann on Vimeo
  5. ^ TWIST (Ron Mann, 1992) on Vimeo
  6. ^ GRASS (Dir. Ron Mann, 1999) on Vimeo
  7. ^ Film at Mann's website

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