Monstrou is the alter ego of award-winning filmmaker Christian A. Morán, who has been working on feature films, shorts, music videos and in documentaries. As a Production Manager and Senior Editor at Media Blasters Inc., he has worked on and revived numerous Cult and Horror titles such as Lucio Fulci’s Zombie 2, Takashi Miike’s Ichi the Killer and One Missed Call. He also worked on post-production for Fever Dreams’ feature, “Shadow: Dead Riot”, starring Tony Todd of Candyman and worked on “Death Trance” directed by Yuji Shimomura and starring Versus’ Tak Sakaguchi. Monstrou has also worked on animated titles including Invader Zim, Berserk, Giant Robo, Samurai Deeper Kyo, 12 Kingdoms and Voltron: Defender of the Universe. He also produced and edited a promotion video for a branch of The United Nations called Alliance of Civilizations which featured President Barack Obama. Currently, he is working with legendary producer Roger Corman and Code Red DVD, who handle titles from MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer).
At this time Monstrou is producing and directing his own films such as Silentious (2013), Flawed God (2014), Halloween Treat (2014) and the award winning Let’s Play Dead Girl (2016) in which he has received the BEST PICTURE (MFSPFF), BEST FILM (GFF), BEST HORROR FILM (OLSFF), BEST HORROR/SCIENCE FICTION (RMFF), BEST NJ DRAMA (HOYSFF), AUDIENCE (OLSFF), DISTINCTION (CSFF), BEST DIRECTOR (MFSPFF), BEST DIRECTOR-HORROR (BTSFF) and BEST SCREENPLAY (NJHCFF) awards. In 2017, Christian became recipient of the JERSEY CITY HONORARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD in the ART of FILMMAKING (BTSFF). In 2018 Moran became Chief Executive Producer of the Hudson River International Film Festival as well as a Latino Advisory Committee Member for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.