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Meet The Team: Lizzy, Junior Producer

Introducing the last Q&A in our ‘Meet the Team’ series.  We hope you have enjoyed getting to know a little bit more about the Manto team. Lizzy is our Junior Producer here at Manto Films. Lizzy is a self taught filmmaker with an intimidating level of raw talent, both behind the camera and in the edit. She is […]

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Meet The Team: Steve, Editor/Camera Operator

Here we have it – introducing a third member of our team. Steve. Steve is an editor and camera operator at Manto. He is incredibly skilled at making the mundane interesting and we can always count on him to bring much hilarity both on a shoot and in the office. Steve is brilliant at coming up with […]

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Meet The Team: Matt, Editor/Camera Operator

Are you ready to meet another of our team members? This is Matt. Matt is an editor and camera operator at Manto. His technical knowledge, proficiency with After Effects and eagerness to try new techniques makes him an invaluable member of our team.   Matt, when did you first get interested in film? Since I was about […]

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Meet The Team: Paul, Director

You will have seen over the past few months that members of our Manto team have shared thoughts on lots of different topics. We look forward to posting more blogs about the work we do and the things that inspire, motivate and challenge us. However, first we would like to introduce ourselves more fully and so […]

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Deliverbrew: How we pulled it off

On Monday, we were privileged in being asked to film an event called Deliverbrew. For one day only, free deliveries of Yorkshire Tea were offered in both London and Leeds, by one of the Brownlee brothers and other Deliveroo drivers, hence the name Deliverbrew! Using a teabag toss to decide who would stay in Leeds […]

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New year of epic film production

2015 was in many ways the most prosperous year for Manto. We worked with a number of new clients on various exciting projects (Fit For Keeps, Bettys & Taylors Group, Ketel One Vodka); we produced a hugely successful video for the Bettys Easter Imperial Egg, which received over 6 million views online; we really upped […]

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The launch of Manto Films

We’ve enjoyed our snappy little manto.tv domain, but it has caused us a host of problems so we’ve decided to switch over to this brand new one, mantofilms.com. The new domain reflects the increasing size, scope and quality of the projects we’re working on, and our focus on the art of filmmaking. Our email addresses […]

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Pursuing a creative career

A few months back, a friend of mine posted a link on Facebook, about the Education secretary, Nicky Morgan, warning young people that choosing to study arts subjects at school could “hold them back for the rest of their lives”. She later goes on to describe maths as “the subject that employers value most”. Where […]

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Bettys and using video in social media

2014 was a fantastic year for Manto, working on a feast of creative projects. We’ve worked on a number of food related video projects, throwing out some real culinary treats! These nourishing video projects included Canned Food UK with celebrity chef, James Martin, Mexican restaurant Cielo Blanco in Leeds Trinity, Harvester, and the topic of […]

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Hisense UK

Just completed a short product video advert for the Sero 5 Smartphone from Hisense – a multinational electronics manufacturer from China. In China they are huge, in fact they’re the forth largest manufacturer of Televisions in the world. But in the UK and Europe, they’re relatively unheard of as yet. So it’s been quite exciting […]

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