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Marcus Jansen

EXAMINE AND REPORT

From Emmy award winning producers of Paradise Reef comes a new documentary.

Manta Films: The Story

Manta. A Film Company.

Manta Films. 15 years ago filmmaker John Scoular traveled to Bora Bora. He was terrified of the ocean so naturally he decided to learn how to Scuba Dive. After spending a week surrounded by sharks on each dive, the French dive instructors took him in search of Manta Rays. Early one morning the lagoon looked like blue glass so Scoular and the Frenchmen entered the water...
"Having a giant Manta Ray glide over me was one of the most profound and majestic experiences of my life" - John Scoular -

Emmy Award Winners John Scoular and Madeline Smith Scoular
met on the set of a Loreal shampoo commercial. Got married and started making babies and films. Best known for their feature film Lunatics, Lovers and Poets and the Emmy winning documentary Paradise Reef.

Watch the Emmy Award winning documentary

Paradise Reef

Watch on PBS

Our Award Winning Feature Film

Lunatics, Lovers and Poets

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Marcus Jansen: Examine & Report
Documentary
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Marcus Jansen: Examine & Report
Documentary
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Lunatics, Lovers & Poets
Feature
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Lunatics, Lovers & Poets
Feature
Vimeo
Paradise Reef
Documentary
FREE ON PBS
Unbridled Heart
Mini-Doc
Coming Soon
Unbridled Heart
Mini-Doc
Coming Soon
Third Heaven
Short
Coming Soon
Chasing Numbers
Documentary
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Chasing Numbers
Documentary
Coming Soon
Look Inside

The Making of Paradise Reef

Manta Creatives

Madeline Smith Scoular
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Emmy award winning Producer

Madeline Smith Scoular Emmy award winning producer Madeline Scoular is from Washington D.C. After college she headed west to Hollywood.  Madeline spent a lot of time on both sides of the camera....
Team Manta
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Team Manta

Manta Films is and Emmy award winning film company. We create stories that matter. Our philosophy is to do more for less. The Scoular's first feature film Lunatics, Lovers and...
Filmmaker John Scoular on the cover of Coaste magazine John Scoular Director/DP
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Emmy award winning Filmmaker

Filmmaker John Scoular is an Emmy award winning Director/Cinematographer/Producer. John tarted his creative career as an a Division 1 Quarterback  for The UTEP Miners and studying theater. He then became...