ALEX MANN is a writer & director, and the founder & CEO of Space Oddity, a next-gen content studio backed by Snap Inc.

Mann is currently writing feature films for Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes, Basil Iwanyk’s Thunder Road Films, Timur Bekmambetov’s Bazelevs and Adam Goodman’s Invisible Narratives.

Mann has written, directed & produced original content for Participant, SundanceTV, Crypt TV, Awesomeness, Hooked and Disney, and is a sought-after commercial director for brands such as Netflix, TikTok, Amazon, Verizon, Snapchat and Honda, and talent such as Snoop Dogg, Busy Philipps and Kobe Bryant.

Mann’s original short films have accumulated over a billion views, been shared by Eli Roth, Adam Levine, Lil Wayne, Miles Teller, 50 Cent and Ashton Kutcher, and been featured by CNN, The Los Angeles Times, Blumhouse, TechCrunch, Vox, BuzzFeed, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan and Esquire.

Gizmodo describes Mann’s work as “a mix between 2001: A Space Odyssey and Paranormal Activity.” Fast Company named him “the Wes Craven of social media.” CNN says his films “underscore the fears that apps instill in our lives.”

Outside of filmmaking, Mann is a contributing writer for publications such as McSweeney’s, VICE and The New Yorker. Prior to filmmaking, Mann founded a tech startup that was acquired by Twitter.

Mann is a member of the Writers Guild of America West and is represented by The Gotham Group.