Every story is a quest that begins with an idea.

With our 40-plus years of combined experience, we’ll bring your ideas and vision to life through inspiring storytelling and captivating imagery.

From full-length documentaries to short clips made for social media, our award-winning team can do it all for your brand.

Your Team

Reel Quest Films Owner Jerry Monkman

Jerry Monkman

Based in Portsmouth, N.H., Jerry has produced films for nonprofit, editorial, and commercial clients for more than 25 years. After starting Ecophotography LLC, an award-winning stock and assignment photo business, with his wife Marcy in 1993, he went on to form Reel Quest Films with Ryan in 2022.


Reel Quest Films Owner Jerry Monkman

Reel Quest Films Owner Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Based in West Peabody, Mass., Ryan has worked in creative and communication services for more than 15 years. In 2016, he started Rooted in Light Media, a graphic design, photography and writing business that works with nonprofit, corporations, and educational institutions throughout New England.


Reel Quest Films has committed to donating 1% of our gross sales to environmental organizations.

1% for the Planet


Our Services



Graphic Design

Drone Photography and Videography

Event Coverage


Post-Production (Editing, Color-grading, Sound mixing)