Jonathan Mantle


 The Lives of Lee Miller           St Bride's: The Movie          The Tiger in Asian Art   John Wonnacott - Stretching Appearances              

TV includes The Lives of Lee Miller for Channel 4 (screenwriter) produced by Anthony Penrose, directed by Robin Lough and filmed in the UK and New York City. The bittersweet true story of the celebrated Vogue war photographer and muse who didn't know when to stop received extensive coverage in the UK and America and is available on dvd.
For full movie see The lives of Lee Miller - YouTube  

Video includes St Bride‚Äôs Church Fleet Street London Appeal, Asia House London The Tiger in Asian Art and rare footage of interviews with leading Chinese Artists at the 2012 London Cultural Olympics (MP3 links to come). 

Recent film as writer and producer includes John Wonnacott - Stretching Appearances, the renaissance of one of Britain's greatest figurative artists. https://vimeo.com/331284497  Password: Estuary

'The film is really good: a very fine eye for light, framing and juxtaposition. Wonnacott is terrific.'

- William Nicholson, writer Shadowlands and Gladiator, director Firelight and Hope Gap.   

'A brilliant miniature epic.'

- William Feaver, art writer and biographer of Lucian Freud. 

Film in progress includes The Remarkable Mr Chinnery, an original screenplay based on the true story of a talented and feckless Irish artist trapped by debt in China at the time of the opium wars.