• manipulate Animated: Discover our 2019 Animation Film Programme

    This year, manipulate will present 21 films as part of its programme of animated films! We have worked hard to bring together the best of contemporary animation, partnering with our long-time friends at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, as well as CinemaAttic. On the last day of manipulate 2019, Saturday 9 February, we will be showing a range of screenings and Q&A, with world-renowned animators and upcoming creators. Discover what we have planned.

  • manipulate #12 Programme Announcement

    Puppet Animation Scotland presents the 2019 edition of manipulate, its innovative festival of international, award-winning visual theatre, puppetry and animated film. This year leading theatre artists and film-makers from Canada, Columbia, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Spain and the USA present 23 performances, 21 works in progress, 21 films, 3 workshops, and 1 industry-focused seminar. Discover our 2019 programme.

  • Edinburgh Short Film Festival at manipulate

    Puppet Animation Scotland and the Edinburgh Short Film Festival created a new award in 2017 for Best Animation, to be presented annually at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival. The inaugural award, presented on the ESFF closing night on Saturday November 11th, was won by French animator, Chloe Lesueur for her extraordinary short film TIS. For […]

  • French Shows at the Festival

    Step into the dark, mystique world of French poetics and visual theatre with the works of Vélo Théâtre The Frog at the Bottom of the Well Believes that the Sky is Round and Flop and ATH Associés Dal Vivo! Both events will take place at the Traverse Theater on Friday 2 February at 7:00pm and […]

  • Alberto Vazquez Events

    Find out about the variety of events Alberto Vazquez has on offer whilst here in Scotland.

  • Festival Passes & Offers

    Explore the variety of ticket options available during manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 2018.

  • manipulate Festival 2018 Programme Announced

    The much anticipated line-up for manipulate 2018 has been announced.