Monty Diamond

Monty Diamond is a writer, director, and producer based in NYC

Director Resume

Director - Dramatic Films

Feature: Peroxide Passion 89min
Awards: Star on the Horizon, Ft Lauderdale International; Best Lead Actor, Planet Indie Fest; B Movie Actress of the Year, B Movie Theater Festival; Silver Award, Comedy, Houston International Fest.

Short: First Thing Monday 40min
Festivals: Sundance, London, AFI, Chicago, Seattle, DC International, etc. Awards: Cine Golden Eagle.

Short: Enemies a Dylan Thomas Short Story
Festivals: Seattle, Park City Music and Film Festival 2011


Director - Documentary Films

A Los Angeles Laker Scrapbook 5min 2012 All Sports LA Fest 2012

San Cristobal Ranch Academy Film 23min 2004 Awards: Platinum awards for best short documentary and best educational video, Houston International Festival, Cine Golden Eagle

Jonathan Williams: By Eye and By Ear Best Documentary, North Carolina Film Festival, 1976. Museum of Modern Art Film Library

The World Trade Center in The Movies Raindance Film Festival, Berkshires International Film Festival, 2009; Permanent Collection, 9/11 Museum, NY

Director - Theater

Spike Heels by Theresa Rebeck, ATA Theater, NY

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, Chashama Theater, NY

1990-1996 The Classical Theater Lab, Los Angeles: La Main Leste by Eugene Labiche, Tennessee Williams: A Celebration, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Romeo and Juliet.

Blue Window by Craig Lucas, William Redfield Theater

The Actor’s Gym: Against My Will by Dorian deMichele and Insufficient Evidence by Andrew Young, Ernie Martin Theater, NY

Grandpa and Me by Robert Morris, reading for the Jewish Rep, NY

Westside Theater Center: I Came to New York by Robert Patrick and Hello Out There by William Saroyan


1998-2000 William Esper Studios, as Director, in class with Bill Esper
1992-95 USC Film School, Screenplay structure with Frank Daniel
1988-89 Columbia University Film School, Screenplay writing with Lewis Cole and Corinne Jaecker
1984-85 Stella Adler, Script Interpretation with Stella Adler
1978 -83 Circle in the Square Professional Actor and Director’s Workshop with Nikos Psacharopolis
1976-78 HB Studios, acting with Bill Hickey
1973-74 University of North Carolina Graduate Drama Department Scene Study as Actor. “Charlie Brown” Playmakers Theater, title roll.

Producer Resume


2001- Peroxide Passion 84 min.
Awards: Star on the Horizon, Ft Lauderdale International; Best Lead Actor, Planet Indie Fest; B Movie Actress of the Year, B Movie Theater Festival; Silver Award, Comedy, Houston International Fest. 20+ Festivals Attended

1987- Dead End Kids: A Story of Nuclear Power 
Directed by JoAM Akalaitis, for the Mabou Mines, NY.
Sundance Film Festival. Distribution: the Cinema Guild.


Line Producer 

1987- Le Grand Bleu Line producer for North America, Luc Besson, Director. Gaumant (COLUMBIA)

1984- Une Femme ou Deux Line producer NY, Hachette Premiere, Paris. Daniel Vigne, Dir. Rene Cleitman, Producer.


Unit Production Manager (NY)

1997- The Dancer LeeLoo Productions. Paris, Luc Besson

1998- Une Chance Sur Deux  Paris, Patrice LeComte, Dir.

1994- Le Nombril de Monde Odessa Films,. Paris, Ariel Zeitoun, Dir.

1991- Toonces and Friends NBC Productions, Lorne Michaels, Jeff Ross Producers

1988- Reunion AFCL / Les Films Ariane, Paris -Jerry Schatzberg, Dir. (COLUMBIA)

1987- The Believers John Schlesinger, Dir., Michael Childress, Beverly Camhe, Producers (ORION)

1981- By Design Claude Jutra, Dir. Beryl Fox, Producer.

1980- Les Uns et Les Autres Claude Lelouche, Dir. Les Films 13, Paris

1983- Mrs. Soffel Pittsburg Gillian Armstrong, Dir. Edga-Scherrick, Scott Rudin, David Nicksay, Producers (MGM)

1983- Not For Publication  NY/Texas Paul Bartel, Dor. Anne Kimmel, Producer. (EMI)

1982- Marley  Kingston, JA Gary Weiss, Dir. Chris Blackwell, Prod. (ISLAND)

1981- The Andrew Mellon Story  Washington DC DeWitt Sage, Dir. Francis Tompson, Prod.


Additional Production Credits

1997- Witch Way Love Production Supervisor. Fechner Films, Paris, Renee Manzor, Dir. UGC Release

1992- The North Star Production Consultant. AFCL Films, Paris, Nils Gaup, Dir. Anne Francois, Producer. (WARNER)

1987- The Bear Production Consultant (US), Renn Productions, Paris. Jean Jacques Annaud, Dir. (COLUMBIA)

1985- Lune de Miel Production Supervisor, Hugo Films, Paris, Xavier Gelin, Producer / Director.

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