© Rasha Kahil

© Rasha Kahil



Martin Monk is a German film director and screenwriter of English and Russian descent. Passionate about analog photography since his adolescence, he studied history and philosophy in London, Paris and Berlin before turning to filmmaking. His narrative short films were shown at numerous festivals worldwide including Raindance, HollyShorts and Max Ophüls Prize. Furthermore, he has worked extensively as a producer, editor and director of commercials and music videos. In 2017, he was selected by Michael Haneke as a student in the Master's degree Directing program at Film Academy Vienna.

2017 – now
Master of Arts in Directing, Film Academy Vienna

2010 – 2013
Master of Arts in Cultural History and Theory, Humboldt University of Berlin

2004 – 2008
Bachelor of Arts in History with French, University College London