Gregory Monro

Gregory Monro

Director, Writer


Gregory Monro is an award-winning Canadian director who has been directing films since the late 1990s. He is best known for his work on the films “The Disappearance of Alice Creed”, “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”, and “The Wave”.

Monro was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in 1973. He studied directing at the University of British Columbia, and graduated in 1997. After graduation, he began working as a production assistant on various film and television projects.

In 2000, Monro made his feature-length directorial debut with the film “The Disappearance of Alice Creed”. The film was a critical success and earned Monro numerous awards, including a nomination for Best Director at the Independent Spirit Awards in 2011.

In 2010, Monro directed the psychological horror film “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”, which won numerous awards and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2015, Monro directed “The Wave”, a science fiction film set in an apocalyptic future. The film was a critical success and won numerous awards.

Monro has also directed several documentaries, including “The Unknown War”, which focuses on the Soviet Union during World War II, and “The Battle for Ukraine”, which chronicles the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Monro's most recent project is “The Inventor”, a biographical drama about the life of inventor and entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes. The film is currently in post-production and is expected to be released later this year.

Monro is known for his ability to tell stories with a unique visual style, and his films often explore complex themes. He is considered to be one of the best directors working today, and his films have earned numerous awards and critical acclaim.

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