Manuel has produced seven feature films for the international market since 2005, five of them animations. He has won four Goya awards in the Best Animation Feature category and in 2012 received the CARTOON Tribute as Best Animation Producer of Europe with Perro Verde Films.
Manuel joined Dygra Films in 1999 as executive producer and moved to Zinkia Entertainment as Development and Distribution Director in 2005. In 2007 Manuel created Perro Verde Films and has since produced five feature films. In 2010 he founded the App Contoplanet together with Milrayas.
He is Secretary of the board in CARTOON, board member of the Spanish Film Academy, FAPAE and DIBOOS, member of the European Film Academy, The Spanish TV Academy, the Galician Audiovisual Academy and visiting professor at the Jilin Animation Center in China.
Further, Manuel is a consultant, speaker in 19 countries, an author and contributor to several publications.