PaulDirector

6S3A2826Paul 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.
Directing
Concept Development
Office Basketball

MattEditor/Camera Operator

video production companies leedsMatt'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.
Camera Work
Editing
Kayaking

SteveEditor/Camera Operator

leeds video companiesSteve 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.
Editing
Concept Development
Film Quote Knowledge

LizzyJunior Producer

corporate videos leedsLizzy 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
Production Management
Editing
Pyromania

CharlotteNumber Cruncher

promotional video leedsCharlotte 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.
Organisation
Money Management
Talking Speed

ReggieDog

Reg-135Reggie 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.
Bin raiding
Tug of war
Strokeability

PaulPhotographer

IMG_4177Paul 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
Stills
Northern Irish Charm
Gingerness

AidanFreelance Shooter/Director

film production leedsAidan 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.
Cinematography
Slow Motion Skills
Editing

ChrisFreelance Shooter/Director

video productions leedsChris 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.
Directing
Drone Camera Operating
Yorkshireness

AndyFreelance Shooter/Director

AndyAndy 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.
Directing
Stills
Music Videos