8GR8 Films | Story-Driven Science was founded by writer/director/producer Manuel Stagars in 2016 to create independent and commissioned documentary films, podcasts and interview series about complex subjects in science, technology, and society.

Manuel’s films have won numerous prizes and have screened all around the world. He also composes film music and writes books. www.manuelstagars.com

By founding 8GR8, Manuel pursues his vision to spark conversations about a future that matters while informing, entertaining and inspiring audiences.

The 8GR8 team works with a variety of global production companies, distribution platforms, networks, academic institutions, foundations, and commercials clients.

Independent Documentaries

Our documentaries have won international awards and have screened at film festivals around the world.

Digital Transformation Film Documentary Manuel Stagars


Produced and/or created by 8GR8:

Media Production Services

8GR8 Films also offers production services for hire in Switzerland and abroad in English, German and Swiss German.

  • Additional Production
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Cinematography
  • Editing and re-editing
  • Audio Recording, Audio Postproduction
  • Sound Design and Foley
  • Music Supervising
  • Original Music Composition
  • Translations