John Mans • Director of Photography

John Mans is a Boulder, CO based cinematographer with 25 years experience working on all types of film, and with an emphasis on action-based reality television. Known for his ability to work in difficult conditions around the world, he enthusiastically undertakes unique and demanding projects to bring back images from the air, mountains, underwater, or from distant reaches of the planet. Equally comfortable shooting Narrative, Non-Fiction, Natural History, or Hosted Reality, John happily explores and collaborates with all kinds of talent and crew.

Specialties include climbing, skiing and diving, for which he holds the 2003 Guinness World Record for the "Southernmost Scuba Dive". He has a National Emmy, owns a ridiculous amount of camera equipment 5280 HD, and is the inventor/ owner of a unique class of camera accessories Dinkum Systems. . See some of John's Current Work.