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 Documentary Films

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

Digital Transformation Film Documentary Manuel Stagars


8GR8 offers high-end podcast production services to help clients tell their unique story to an audio-only audience and run their podcast projects smoothly.

Produced and/or created by 8GR8 (selection):