Manta Films: The Story
Manta. A Film Company.
Manta Films. 15 years ago filmmaker John Scoular traveled to Bora Bora. He was terrified of the ocean so naturally he decided to learn how to Scuba Dive. After spending a week surrounded by sharks on each dive, the French dive instructors took him in search of Manta Rays. Early one morning the lagoon looked like blue glass so Scoular and the Frenchmen entered the water...
"Having a giant Manta Ray glide over me was one of the most profound and majestic experiences of my life" - John Scoular -
Emmy Award Winners John Scoular and Madeline Smith Scoular
met on the set of a Loreal shampoo commercial. Got married and started making babies and films. Best known for their feature film Lunatics, Lovers and Poets and the Emmy winning documentary Paradise Reef.