Monica Surrena

Monica Surrena

Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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February 2012
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About Monica

Monica Surrena (writer/director/producer) graduated with an MFA from USC's School of Cinematic Arts in Film and Television Production, and received a BA from the University of Pittsburgh in Film, Literature and Ancient Language. She directed "King of the Road", a motorcycle action-adventure short film starring Miles O'Keeffe (Tarzan, 1981), where she lead a high profile crew that included DP Rick Drapkin (Director of Photography, Medium), Stuntman Monte Perlin (Rush Hour 3, Mr. & Mrs. Smith), and Stunt Coordinator Justin De Rosa (Hook, Sister Act), with the guidance of Producer John Watson (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves). Since graduation, Monica continues to write, produce, and direct. In addition, she runs a screenwriter's group out of Burbank and is currently developing a children's animated project.



    KING OF THE ROAD (2010)
    Film (short) by King of the Road Productions Writer/Director/Producer


  • Grand Prize Winner for Women in Film and Video NE Feature Screenwriting Competition for King of the Road

  • Top 5 Finalist, Eerie Horror Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition for The Bloody Tannenbaum

  • Accolade Award of Excellence for King of the Road (the short film

  • Action On Film Festival's Best Female Filmmaker 2010 Nominatio

  • Columbus International Film + Video Festival Honorable Mention for King of the Road (short)

  • Indie Producer 8th Annual Short Film Contest Finalist for King of the Road (short)

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