Manuel is a Director, Cinematographer, and Executive Producer who specializes in short form documentaries, product videos, event videos. In his spare time he writes this blog, shoots portraits, and directs the occasional music video.

Over the past 16 years he has produced hundreds of television commercials, launch videos and content for brands like Google, Apple, Adobe, Samsung, Facebook, Nissan, Visa, Playstation and Moov. He specializes in solving highly technical production challenges while instilling a simpler, elegant style of production that yields sincere & authentic work.

With end to end solutions from prep, to shoot, to post production, he offers true custom-tailored high end content. If you're in need of mini-docs, product demos, specialized macro shoots, or VFX plates, or simply have a random tech question send him a note.


manuel at filmscientist.com
Closed on Mondays (and bank holidays)


Manuel works out of the Bay Area and is available to travel worldwide.