PaulDirectorPaul set up Manto and heads up the team. He brings experience from prime-time TV drama production to the party and loves working with clients to develop creative concepts and then getting behind the camera to bring the ideas to life.
MattEditor/Camera OperatorMatt's work combines a strong organisational focus and the sharp creative spark that is such a key part of our filmmaking approach. He is a highly experienced editor and camera operator, and can play a guitar just like ringing a bell.
SteveEditor/Camera OperatorSteve has years of broadcast experience and a frightening memory for film quotes. He is a talented all-rounder with a natural instinct for constructing an edit and a sharp eye behind the camera. And his meme game is strong. So strong.
Film Quote Knowledge
LizzyJunior ProducerLizzy is a gifted self-taught filmmaker, equally comfortable behind the camera or in the edit suite. She also helps organise our shoots and is a calm, composed presence on set. And she can start a fire better than Bear Grylls... Or so she claims
CharlotteNumber CruncherCharlotte works away behind the scenes, doing the key job of keeping our accounts in order. She drives a hard bargain and always has an eye on the bigger picture, pushing the business in the right direction.
ReggieDogReggie is the office dog. He's not much good at filmmaking but is good therapy for a stressed editor. He's a quirky boy with human eyes and an irrational fear of patterned leggings, and being a Spanish Water Dog he allegedly speaks fluent Spanish.
Tug of war
PaulPhotographerPaul is our good pal and regular photography partner. He shoots stunning stills, specialising in commercial lifestyle photography, and we often team up to deliver film and stills side by side. Check out his work at paulcraigphotography.com
Northern Irish Charm
AidanFreelance Shooter/DirectorAidan works with some of the North’s biggest production houses and is one of our most regular collaborators. He has worked with some of our biggest clients, and always delivers the goods.
Slow Motion Skills
ChrisFreelance Shooter/DirectorChris is an experienced director and camera operator who works with us regularly on a range of projects, and he adds another string to our bow as a drone camera operator. He’s a Leeds boy now based in Manchester, but we’ll let him off.
Drone Camera Operating
AndyFreelance Shooter/DirectorAndy is a gifted and experienced shooter/director with a calm manner and a sharp eye. Andy is also a talented photographer. This combined with his experience in directing music videos gives a real creative edge to his work.