Mark Monroe

Writer, Diamond Docs

Mark Monroe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose theatrical writing credits include: 


“Fed Up” (Sundance 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”; “Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos”, (W.G.A. nomination "Best Documentary Script", 2007); “Amazing Journey:  The Story of The Who”, and writer/director, “Morning Light”, Disney Pictures.


A journalism graduate from the University of Oklahoma, Mark began his career in television as a newswriter for CNN in Atlanta.  Before writing for film, he produced more than sixty hours of biography-style programming for TV.


Currently, Mark is working on “Racing Extinction” academy award winner Louis Psihoyos' follow-up film to "The Cove", as well as “Sonic Highways” an eight part docu-series follow up to Dave Grohl’s “Sound City”.