Wednesday, September 21, 2011

SUCCESSFUL SCREENING!.The "right people" are enjoying it.It is clear what the next steps are to finish the picture edit.MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

Monday, September 19, 2011

Biggest, most important, and likely our last significant test screening is tomorrow night. Send good vibes. Next will be sound, music, and VFX.

Monday, September 5, 2011

On way to Labor Day Late Night editing!@DirectorMann

Sunday, September 4, 2011

LAST NIGHT'S SCREENING with additional music AND small cuts went quite well. VERY ENCOURAGING!!@detentiondead.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011


Saturday, August 6, 2011

Progress Report: FIRST CUT DONE:-). Onward!@DirectorMann

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Really getting into editing. Excited!!!@detentiondead@DirectorMann

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Detention of the Dead welcomes Editor Karl Armstrong to the production. Help take us home Karl!!!

Friday, June 10, 2011

Watching dailies/actor interviews from Detention of the Dead on my new Apple TV @DirectorMann

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Zombie update. The editing has begun. Looking good. Stay tuned. Stay connected.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

EDITING has begun. We will have a movie in the near future. Spread the word. @DirectorMann

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Au revoir Michigan. You treated me well. Thank you for the support. Now, back to LA-to home and post production.

Alex Craig Mann

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Tornado warning in Mi. Zombie apocalypse? We will survive.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

DAY 18. The ZOMBIE horde is closing in. It's a fight for their lives. Will they survive? Will love conquer all? Will Eddie lose his virginity? STAY TUNED.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

DETENTION OF THE DEAD welcomes Jonathon Coogan to the cast as THE GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, Mr. Yeardley.
Alex Craig Mann

Thursday, May 19, 2011

The zombie horde attacks tomorrow. But first I think ill throw 2 of my stars off a roof. SPLAT!!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

They're a man down, their friend was killed. Attacked by RATS and on the run. Will the barricade hold?
They're a man down, their friend was killed. Attacked by RATS and on the run. Will the barricade hold?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Every once in a while, in the middle of a take, I SMILE knowing I'm living my DREAM!!

Alex Craig Mann

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Half way done shooting Detention of the Dead. BLOOD, DEATH and COMEDY are a beautiful mix.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Justin Chon, Noah Rosenthol, Rick Johnson. Hangin on set.
Justin Chon, Noah Rosenthol, Rick Johnson. Hangin on set.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Tomorrow we CUT OFF the teacher's head. Yep. Must be done. Teach is going down in a BLOODY mess
The ART is not in the gore, it's in making it funny. I'm sure years of training and theatre will kick in.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Teacher's NECK got bitten yesterday. She's a BLOODY mess. Don't think she'll make it. Think we may have to CUT HER HEAD OFF. Yep. Think so.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Into Day 4. Survived BLOOD Day 1. Gallons to go.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Made Day 2. Tomorrow there will be blood @detentiondead@DirectorMann
To OUT CREATE one's obstacles is a way of life.

Alex Craig Mann

Monday, May 2, 2011

Day 1 "in the can". A good day! :-)

Alex Craig Mann
First shot DONE.

Alex Craig Mann
Day 1 Principle photography begins.

Alex Craig Mann

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Stunt coordinating. Director Alex Craig Mann, DP Noah Rosenthol, actor Jacob Zachar.
Stunt coordinating. Director Alex Craig Mann, DP Noah Rosenthol, actor Jacob Zachar.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Last day of official prep with incredible crew and cast. Ready to rock! @MrMaxAdler @Jayson_Blair @justinchon @LexNikolas @Jacobzachar

Thursday, April 28, 2011

my Cast ROCKS! Make up and FX test were amazing. FX man Dan Phillips is brilliant.

Alex Craig Mann

Sunday, April 24, 2011

"The absence of limitations is the enemy of art." Proving to be quite true. Also..."necessity is the mother of invention"
Alex Craig Mann
Detention of the Dead @detentiondead welcomes Max Adler @MrMaxAdler to the cast!!
Detention of the Dead @detentiondead welcomes Jayson Blair @Jayson_Blair to the cast!!
Detention of the Dead @detentiondead welcomes Justin Chon @justinchon to the cast!!
Detention of the Dead @detentiondead welcomes Christa B. Allen @christaBallen to the cast!!
Detention of the Dead @detentiondead welcomes Alexa Nikolas @LexNikolas to the cast!!
@detentiondead welcomes Jacob Zachar @Jacobzachar to the cast of Detention of the Dead
Detention of the Dead begins shooting May 2nd!!

Monday, April 18, 2011

On way to location, 29 degrees and snowing. Yay!!!??

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Locations, casting, and Design mtgs: a great day! Honored to have great Production Designer Danika Shanti and UPM James Yi on board.

Alex Craig Mann

Monday, April 4, 2011

Official pre-production starts NOW!!

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Detention of the Dead cast is incredible. And welcome DP Noah Rosenthol and SFX Daniel Phillips.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Fully FINANCED and ready to rock.:-)
Announcing cast soon!

Alex Craig Mann

Monday, February 28, 2011

Detention of the Dead cast is truly STELLA!!
Almost ready to announce.:-)

Friday, February 25, 2011
Exciting CASTING news soon.:-)

Monday, February 21, 2011

Love my new storyboard app on my iPhone4. Exciting mtg with my Cinematographer Noah Rosenthol.

Friday, February 18, 2011

.....all a BUZZ meeting exciting and talented TV Stars!! Ssshhhhhhh.....secret.

Alex Craig Mann

Friday, February 11, 2011

Casting has begun! Exciting times.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Check out this video on YouTube:

Monday, February 7, 2011

Production welcomes the super duo casting team of @Michelle Levy and @Elisha Gruer to our team. Special Thanks to@Glenn Salners of Stone Manners Salners Agency for his support.

Alex Craig Mann

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

In Phoenix on way home. Very productive trip. Zombies will be overtaking Michigan soon.

Alex Craig Mann
Friend/producer drove up about an hour ago and he's already stuck in the driveway. Haven't seen snow like this in a long time. If it continues doubt we'll get out. Hoping it stops. Arrrggghh.

Alex Craig Mann

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Scouting and production meetings. It is all coming together.:-)

Alex Craig Mann
Scouted 2 high schools this morning. 15 degrees. Brrr.
Definite potential here.

Alex Craig Mann

Monday, January 31, 2011

We just touched down in Michigan, and there's a definate chilly bite in the air. 15 degrees!
In Dallas on way to Michigan. Cold ready. Keeping fingers x'd for perfect location.

Alex Craig Mann

Sunday, January 30, 2011

this is a Zombie social media test. ahrrg.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Subscribed to offtheledgemovie
I liked a YouTube video -- OFF THE LEDGE Movie Trailer (Indie) - Now Available on DVD!
I liked a YouTube video
More to come as we head towards production of "Detention of The Dead" - a Teen Zombie Comedy.