The Manipulator

After being ostracized from her family and friends for being “too difficult to communicate with” due to her decreasing hearing Lexi choses to undergo a “experimental” implant surgery. The surgery ends up granting her the ability to control and manipulate technology, but by the end you will be wondering who is manipulating who.

  • Katz Carter
    Director
  • Neil Sprouse
    Director
  • Amanda McDonough
    Director
  • Amanda McDonough
    Writer
    Ready to be Heard
  • Amanda McDonough
    Producer
    The Deaf Talent Project, Different Colors
  • Amanda McDonough
    Key Cast
    "Lexi"
    Switched at Birth, Deaf West's "Our Town," Speechless, Bad Judge, Passengers
  • Ashlea Hayes
    Key Cast
    "Kate"
  • Gavin Velez
    Key Cast
    "Max"
  • Joe McDonough
    Key Cast
    "Doctor"
  • Cassandra Barger
    Key Cast
    "Best Friend"
  • Lance Sumner
    Key Cast
    "Boyfriend"
  • Katz Carter
    Key Cast
    "Boss"
  • Joanna Jacobson
    Key Cast
    "Friend"
  • Lance Sumner
    Sound
  • Neil Sprouse
    ASL Master
  • Lance Milligan
    Assistant Director
  • Joe McDonough
    Assistant Director
  • Joanna Jacobson
    Production Assistant
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 7, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director - Katz Carter, Neil Sprouse, Amanda McDonough