May 04

Fort Collins, CO

May 17–May 19

Pittsburgh, PA

May 24–May 26


Jan 08–Mar 09

Minneapolis, MN

Manual Cinema is an Emmy Award-winning performance collective, design studio, and film production company.

Upcoming Projects

now touring
Adapted from the beloved children’s books by Mo Willems, and realized through mind-bending projection, DIY cinema, music, and immersive sound by critically-acclaimed multimedia artists Manual Cinema, Leonardo & Sam tells the story of a monster who longs to be scary and the big decisions about identity and empathy that we all must make.
Now Touring
Love, loss, and creation merge in unexpected ways in this thrilling classic gothic tale conceived by Manual Cinema.
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Future Feeling
Premier 2024
Part eco-fiction, part haunted-house tale, Future Feeling is our new short film about a family on the island of Nantucket bracing for a hurricane headed their way. As the storm comes closer and the power goes out, strange things begin to happen in the house that force the family to reimagine their relationship with nature and leaves them forever transformed in the process.
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