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The Independent Critic Reviews 'THE MANUAL'

Link: http://theindependentcritic.com/the_manual

FilmThreat Reviews 'THE MANUAL'

Link: http://filmthreat.com/reviews/the-manual/

'THE MANUAL' NOMINATED FOR BEST SHORT FILM AT PASADENA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL

The Manual has been nominated for Best Short Film at the Pasadena International Film Festival.

'THE MANUAL' WINS 3 AWARDS AT SpIFF

The Manual has won 3 awards at the 20th Annual Spokane International Film Festival.

  • Best Short Film
  • Best Northwest Short Film
  • Most Promising Filmmaker

'THE MANUAL' LISTED IN SENSE OF CINEMA

LINK: http://sensesofcinema.com/2018/world-poll/world-poll-2017-part-5/

INTERVIEW / WRITER + DIRECTOR

LINK: http://bit.ly/2BHsnOK

'THE MANUAL' WINS A RECORD 6 AWARDS AT TBUFF

The Manual has won a record-breaking 6 awards at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival.

  • Audience Choice
  • Best Short Film
  • Best Short Film Director
  • Best Supporting Actress (Lauren Emery)
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film

'THE MANUAL' NOMINATED FOR 9 AWARDS AT TBUFF

The Manual has been nominated for a record-breaking 9 awards at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival.

  • Best Short Film
  • Best Short Film Director
  • Best Leading Actor (J.J. Johnston)
  • Best Supporting Actress (Lauren Emery)
  • Best Short Screenplay
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Effects
  • Best Musical Score
  • Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film
  • Best Production Design

ADVANCE REVIEW / MOVIE-BLOGGER.COM

REVIEW EXCERPT: Ok… I definitely was not expecting that, but I’m sure glad I saw it! Although short, The Manual is one of the most thought provoking post apocalyptic films of the decade.

LINK: movie-blogger.com/the-manual

ADVANCE REVIEW / REVOLUTION SCIENCE FICTION

REVIEW EXCERPT: The movie made me feel things about humanity, hope, and community. As a cold lifeless simulacrum of humanity,  I am unaccustomed to such emotions. Here’s looking forward to more from filmmaker Will Magness.

LINK: revolutionsf.com/revblogs/blog/2017/revsf-movie-probe-survivor/

INTERVIEW / WRITER, DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

LINK: notlp.libsyn.com/website/interview-wil-and-sara-magness-the-manual

ADVANCE REVIEW / NIGHT OF THE LIVING PODCAST

Review begins around 32 minutes in.

LINK: notlp.libsyn.com/website/the-black-room-and-halloween-tv-specials-frasier-and-dawsons-creek

FEATURED TRAILER / SLASHFILM

LINK: slashfilm.com/this-week-in-trailers-kuso-the-manual-bad-genius-major-grom-may-it-last-a-portrait-of-the-avett-brothers

FEATURED TRAILER / FILM SHORTAGE

LINK: filmshortage.com/trailers/the-manual