James DeMonaco
Creator / Executive Producer

James DeMonaco is the writer and director of the feature films “The Purge,” “The Purge: Anarchy,” “The Purge: Election Year” and “Staten Island.” He also wrote the films “The Negotiator,” “Assault on Precinct 13” and “The First Purge.” DeMonaco created and executive produced “The Purge,” TV Series as well as the cable television miniseries “The Kill Point,” starring John Leguizamo. He recently co-wrote the novel “Feral” with Brian Evenson which was published by Random House, and his children’s novel “The Curious Chronicls of Jack Bokimble and His Peculiar Penubra” was published by Inkshares in 2017. DeMonaco wrote and is currently directing “The Night III Opened” starring Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, and Frank Grillo.

He lives in both Staten Island and Manhattan with his wife and daughter and is an avid New York Yankees fan.

James DeMonaco is the writer and director of the feature films “The Purge,” “The Purge: Anarchy,” “The Purge: Election Year” and “Staten Island.” He also wrote the films “The Negotiator,” “Assault on Precinct 13” and “The First Purge.” DeMonaco created and executive produced “The Purge,” TV Series as well as the cable television miniseries “The Kill Point,” starring John Leguizamo. He recently co-wrote the novel “Feral” with Brian Evenson which was published by Random House, and his children’s novel “The Curious Chronicls of Jack Bokimble and His Peculiar Penubra” was published by Inkshares in 2017. DeMonaco wrote and is currently directing “The Night III Opened” starring Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, and Frank Grillo.

He lives in both Staten Island and Manhattan with his wife and daughter and is an avid New York Yankees fan.