Defending the Public Domain
Now that the restored Manos: The Hands of Fate Blu-ray and DVD have been out for a while, and just about everyone who pledged for a disc has theirs in... Read more
Mascelli's Monstrosity, "The Atomic Brain"
As many of you know, when the surviving elements of Manos: The Hands of Fatewere found in that storage space in 2011, it was just a small... Read more
November and beyond.
A couple brief but important notices today- let's dive right in.
International Disc Status
I've been hearing from plenty of international backers who have received their discs, and... Read more
For Backers Recieving Discs
This is a brief update intended to bring backers receiving discs up to speed:
As we saw during the delivery of t-shirts and pins, customs delays can... Read more
USA Backer without a disc? Check in now.
It's time for a check in to see which of the discs shipped domestically (i.e., here in the U.S.) haven't arrived. I have some basic tracking available to me... Read more
All Discs Shipped
With the last international shipment going out this Monday, all discs will have been sent. DVDs were shipped out after Blu-rays to help prevent potential packing mix-ups, so... Read more
Discs En Route
I've been shipping out roughly 75 discs per day since Monday, with the exception of international shipments (those will require special customs forms and a bit... Read more
The Backer Discs
Could one of these discs be yours? Actually, yes.
It would appear that all backer discs are on hand now, and I'm packaging them nonstop this weekend... Read more
Last call for address updates!
Backer discs are now on their way to me from the factory and will get here towards the end of next week. Accordingly, September 13th will be the... Read more
Notice: Backer Discs & Retail Discs
A brief update to bring everyone up to speed:
I'm now exchanging e-mails with CAV, our disc replication plant in San Francisco. The backer order has been placed... Read more
"Manos" Digest #18
First of all, thank you for your patience throughout this lengthy drought of information- I hope you'll find that your trust was well placed. With Synapse's confirmation of the release... Read more
"Manos" Digest #14
It is with great pleasure that I can announce that we are playing at Chicago's Music Box Theater on October 25th. A favorite of Roger Ebert, this legend of... Read more
"Manos" Digest #13
A quick reminder: the SIFF Seattle screening is coming up on the 7th of August, with the PhilaMOCA Philadelphia screening on the 22nd. Backers who want tickets to these... Read more
"Manos" Digest #12
The trip to Portland was productive to say the least. Not only was I able to meet with some of the people who have taken this public domain... Read more
"Manos" Digest #11
First, it needs to be said that a major announcement I had prepared for this update has been slightly postponed due to circumstances beyond my control. When this... Read more
'Manos' Returns to El Paso!
Today I'm happy to take a momentary break from our restoration work (and your t-shirt shipments) to announce that we'll be screening Manos: The Hands of Fatein... Read more
The T-Shirt, The Pin
It's been an exciting couple of months as a team has been assembled, a cross-platform editing and restoration workflow has been established, and (of course) more film has... Read more
40 days ago I couldn't discount the possibility that it would take all of January to earn $10,000 towards this project. But here we are today, and a final count... Read more
Today is the last day of the fundraiser!
$44,786 has been pledged so far and in the coming months it will help us to make this, in every way, the... Read more
It is my distinct pleasure to debut our second raw clip, in which Debbie finds a new friend, Mike and Margaret meet the master and his wives face to face,... Read more
I'm proud to present our first video clip! What you are about to see is not fully restored or color corrected, but it's a good idea of where we'll be... Read more
First 2k Image!
To commemorate the midpoint of the fundraiser and our pledges having passed the $25,000 mark, I decided to do something special: an early test run on the DFT Scanity. The... Read more
The minimum funding goal of $10,000 was met, and then some, in only one long weekend and I have every one of you to thank for donating, spreading... Read more