John El Manahi has been bringing scripts to life for over 20 years. He received his Fine Art Degree from California State University Los Angeles and spent 3 years at the Accademia di Belle Art in Florence, Italy where he studied Old Master’s Technique, sculpting and art history extensively. John’s painting, knowledge of film, history and literature, coupled with an awareness of contemporary trends, styles, and media, has made John an asset to the diverse productions he has completed. He is sought out for complex set design, practical special effects as well as large scale builds. In addition, John has worked on countless music videos, commercials and web content. He is repeatedly called upon as a technical consultant, for special effects, liquid dynamics and all creative endeavor.