Pete Monro was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. After performing in local, high school and college theater at the University of Southern California, he began filmmaking with the short docudrama Lunch and Retreat. From there he spent time honing his directing, producing and editing skills on music video, promotional, documentary and experimental projects in Los Angeles and began exhibiting at film festivals domestically and abroad. In 2009 he wrote, directed, produced and edited his debut feature film Days Together and received Official Selections at Virginia Film Festival, Bratislava International Film Festival, Dances with Films and Gotham Screen International Film Festival. In 2016 he co-wrote the play The Stand-In at the Bootleg Theater and received a match grant from LA's Department of Cultural Affairs to mount the production. He recently returned to narrative film with the short film project Year of the Bookmaker, currently on the festival circuit.