In Theory Films was founded by Jason Mann, a freelance filmmaker and editor based in coastal Maine.


  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Sound recording
  • Full-service video production (via Beechwood Film)


  • Canon C300 Mark II
  • Sigma 18–35mm f1.8 wide zoom
  • Canon prime lenses
  • Sound Devices MixPre 10T
  • Sennheiser wireless
  • Tram and Countryman lavaliere mics
  • Sennheiser MKH 416
  • Sanken CS-M1
  • Timecode Systems :wave and Ultrasonic Ones
Edit suite
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Edit and deliver 4K video


As a director, Jason Mann's credits include several short films with Cecily Pingree and Pull-Start Pictures. They made the feature documentary Betting the Farm, which premiered at Silverdocs in 2012 and went on to an award-winning festival run around the United States. (iTunes | Amazon)

He was the cinematographer and co-producer of Lost Souls (Animas Perdidas), a feature documentary by Monika Navarro that aired nationally on Independent Lens.

As a member of Beechwood Film, he produces short documentaries and advocacy videos for companies and organizations of all sizes.

Jason works as a freelance editor and is a frequent editor for Compass Light Productions.

Jason lives with his wife and kids on North Haven, an island 12 miles off the coast of Maine.


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