Wayne Ewing has produced and directed over thirty documentaries for American television networks. His first twenty-two films were broadcast as a part of the series “Bill Moyers Journal” on PBS. The Emmy nominated “Blood's of 'Nam” followed on PBS as a part of the “Frontline” series. Also for “Frontline” Ewing produced and directed “A Journey To Russia” during the last days of the Brezhnev era.
Ewing made several one-hour documentaries for NBC News, directing “Women in Prison” with Maria Shriver as correspondent and then producing and directing “Gangs, Cops, & Drugs” and “The New Hollywood” with Tom Brokaw as correspondent.
Ewing also designed the visual style of the NBC dramatic series “Homicide: Life on the Street” which critics credit with changing the style of dramatic television in the nineties.
The feature documentary “Breakfast with Hunter” about Gonzo journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is Wayne Ewing’s most well know film. His final film about Dr. Thompson called “When I Die” premieres at the Denver Film Festival November 12, 2005.