Director John Scoular is an Emmy award winning Filmmaker. His first feature film "Lunatics Lovers and Poets" was released in theaters nationwide in the U.S. His documentary film Paradise Reef has been airing on PBS for the past year. His latest film Marcus Jansen: Examine & Report is soon to be released on Amazon.com. John has won awards for Writing/Producing/Directing and Cinematography. He also edits his own films. Accomplished photographer specializing in aerial photography,and open water boat photography as well as underwater photography based in Naples, Fl.
ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Scoular started his career in N.Y. as an actor before moving to Los Angeles where he honed his writing & directing skills. John wrote and directed several stage plays, as well as award winning short films before deciding to go back to film school.John is a graduate of The Los Angeles Film School where he majored in Directing, Cinematography & Screenwriting.
Upon graduating with honors John Directed his first feature film from his original screenplay. “Lunatics, Lovers & Poets”. The film won 6 awards including “Best Screenplay”, “Best Feature”, “Best Director”… The award winning film was released in theaters through Carmike Cinemas and continues to sell on Amazon both on DVD & VOD.
2016 was a busy year for Director John Scoular completing two feature length documentary films. Paradise Reef for PBS and the award winning Marcus Jansen: Examine & Report.
John’s Production company is Manta Films, with Executive Producer Madeline Smith Scoular the company has produced 3 feature films and hundreds of hours of video content for it’s clients. www.mantafilms.com