Projekt Manta

Manta rays are giant ocean wanderers, and they’re smart. With the largest brain to body size of any living fish, these mesmerizingly graceful creatures are intelligent.


Director: Gisela Kaufmann

Ms. Kaufmann attended University in Germany where she received a Masters in Communications,
Economics and Geography from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet in Bonn, Germany.

Gisela Kaufmann, an award winning television Producer, Director and Writer has compiled a
solid international career, spanning Europe, the United States, Australia, the Caribbean and
the South Pacific. Her body of work has encompassed successes in Human Interest and Natural
History Documentaries, Profiles, Current Affairs and Travel. It has aired on national public and
commercial television around the world.

43 Min.
Director: Gisela Kaufmann
Script: Gisela Kaufmann und Carsten Orlt
Cinematography: Malcolm Ludgate
Editing: Carsten Orlt
Music: Antonio Dixon
Narrator: Nell Schofield
Editor: Gabriele Conze/ WDR