Martin Monk, born 1985, is a Berlin-based director. He studied history and philosophy before turning to filmmaking in 2010. Since then he has written and directed several live-action shorts which have screened all over the world. His latest short "Happy Tears" starring Alan Cumming won him the "Best Emerging Artist" Award at the Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2013 as well as the "Best Student" Award at the Shot on RED Film Festival 2013.
He is partner at the production company FilmGym.