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Italy's Mystery Mummies - National Geographic - Scattered across the island of Sicily, beneath picturesque churches, are thousands of mummified bodies. For the first time, a scientific team of mummy hunters is on the case, unearthing hundreds of Sicily's miraculous dead. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer. Iana Porter: coordinating producer. [2009]

How To Build A Better Being - National Geographic - One hour special featuring a unique approach to exploring evolution by collaborating with famous video game designer Will Wright developing his latest creation, Spore. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer, animation designer. Iana Porter: coordinating producer. [2008]

Six Degrees Could Change the World - National Geographic - Two-hour Special takes the viewer on an extraordinary journey into the potential impacts of global warming. Filmed on 5 continents, from Himalayan glaciers to the Amazon rainforest, Six Degrees brings a unique approach to the subject: science-based future scenarios foretell how the next century of warming could look and feel. Super-realistic animation, stunning HD imagery and spectacular locations provide an unprecedented preview of a potential future. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer, animation designer.Iana Porter: coordinating producer. [2008] *2009 Emmy nomination - Best graphics and animation

Doomsday Volcano - National Geographic - Bob Ballard's underwater expedition to the Greek Island of Santorini to discover the facts behind one of the most powerful eruptions in human history. 3600 years ago this was ground zero. Around the same time, the Minoans. Europe"s first civilization, vanished mysteriously. Stunning underwater footage, elaborate recreations and animations bring the disaster to life. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer, animation designer. Iana Porter: associate producer. [2007]


Comet Collision! - Discovery Channel
- Three years in the making, the network special follows a team of rocket scientists and engineers as they attempt one of the most ambitious [and slightly insane] NASA missions ever; the seemingly impossible task of flying a space probe 83 million miles into the heart of a scorching 66,000 mph comet, while a second spacecraft hovers nearby taking pictures of the impact. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer, animation designer. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Iana Porter: associate producer. *2006 Emmy nominations - Best Science Documentary, Best graphics and animation.

Python vs. Gator - National Geographic Explorer - Natural history mystery investigating a bizarre encounter discovered in the Florida Everglades between a Burmese python and an American alligator. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer. [2006]

Strange Days on Planet Earth - National Geographic/PBS - Mini-series hosted by actor Edward Norton. Explores pressing environmental challenges facing the Earth. [2005] Ron Bowman produced, directed and co-wrote the episode, Predators. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Nicole Newnham: associate Producer. *Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival. Best Film - People & Animals. *2006 Emmy nomination - Best animation.

Fireballs From Space - Discovery Channel - Special on comets, asteroids and meteors. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer, animation and visual effects director. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Iana Porter: associate producer.  *Gold Special Jury Award - WorldFest Houston. [2001]

SKIN - National Geographic - PBS Special on our amazing survival suit, that protects us . . . unites us . . . and divides us. Ron Bowman - director, writer, producer, animation supervisor. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Nicole Newnham: associate Producer. *Nominated for 3 Emmys: Directing, Animation, and Best Overall Documentary. [2002]

The Shape of Life - National Geographic/PBS - Landmark 8-hour series on the evolution of the animal kingdom. Ron Bowman produced, directed and wrote two shows for the series. The First Hunter & The Survival Game. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. [2002]

The Secret Life of Money - A&E /History Channel - 4 hour network special on the history of money. Shot on four continents with elaborate historical re-enactments. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer. [1999]

Landslide: Gravity Kills - Discovery Channel - The science behind the deadliest of Earth's natural disasters. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer, special effects supervisor. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. [1999]

What Sank The Derbyshire? - Discovery Channel - Deep-sea forensic mystery
Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. [1998]

Inside the Space Shuttle - Discovery Channel special - Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Ron Bowman: producer. *WorldFest Special Jury Awards. [1998]

Mystery of the Neandertals - National Geographic Explorer - Ron Bowman, Lisa Fredrickson: producers.Marjolaine Souquet: associate Producer. [1997]

ARSON: Clues in the Ashes - Discovery Channel - The science of fire investigation featuring NYFS's elite arson detectives. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer; Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Felicia Widmann: associate Producer. [1996]

Understanding: The Universe - TLC - Science series, narrated by actress Candice Bergen. Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer. [1996]

D-DAY: The Soldier's Story - ABC News - 50th Anniversary Special - Peter Jennings. Ron Bowman: co-producer, writer. [1995]

Over The Long Haul - PBS mini-series, Coming & Going Ron Bowman: producer, director, writer. Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. Felicia Widmann: associate Producer. [1995]

Water: A Celebration - National Geographic Explorer - Ron Bowman: producer; Lisa Fredrickson: producer, editor. *Emmy award for editing. [1993]

Pearl Harbor: Two Hours That Changed the World - ABC News - 50th Anniversary Special - David Brinkley [1991] Ron Bowman: segment producer. *George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award

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