Writer / Filmmaker
Mark Monroe is an award-winning documentary writer and filmmaker. A journalism graduate from the University of Oklahoma, Mark began his career in television as a newswriter for CNN. His theatrical credits include: Icarus (Netflix, 2017; Winner, Best Documentary, 2018 Academy Awards); Hell On Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of Isis (National Geographic, 2017); The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years (Hulu, 2016); Before the Flood (Toronto, 2016); Under the Gun (Sundance, 2016); Hooligan Sparrow (Sundance, 2016); Racing Extinction (Sundance, 2015); Fed Up (Sundance, 2014); Sonic Highways (HBO, 2014); Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The Story of The National Lampoon (Sundance, 2014); Mission Blue (Berlin, 2014); The Summit (Winner, Best Editing, Sundance, 2013); Who is Dayani Cristal? (Winner, Best Cinematography, Sundance, 2013) Sound City (Sundance, 2013); The Cove (Winner, Best Documentary, 2010 Academy Awards; Best Documentary Script, W.G.A., 2010); The Tillman Story; Chasing Ice (Winner, Best Cinematography, Sundance, 2012); Stolen Seas; Last Play at Shea; and Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (W.G.A. nomination, Best Documentary Script, 2007). Currently, Mark is working on a film about Luciano Pavarotti with Ron Howard and Imagine Entertainment, as well as season two of Tales From the Tour Bus with Mike Judge.