Monica Hampton is an award-winning New York-based narrative and documentary filmmaker. Her documentary film credits include Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11, Heavy Metal in Baghdad, the 2008 documentary on Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicauda and the 2008 documentary Slacker Uprising, a film about Michael Moore's 2004 tour across the United States. In 2005 she joined VICE (magazine) as Head of Production and Post Production of a new division of Vice Media created to make videos and documentaries, at the time the network would be called VBS.tv and would launch online in 2007. In 2000 she produced Kevin Smith's View Askew Productions' Vulgar, a narrative film directed by Bryan Johnson. She began her film career as an assistant director and production manager on low budget indie films in New York including Palookaville, Wishful Thinking (Drew Barrymore, Jon Stewart) and Chasing Amy (Ben Affleck, Jason Lee). She appears in front of the camera uncredited in Chasing Amy, Dogma and Vulgar. She produced Barnaby Clay's documentary about legendary rock photographer Mick Rock and a documentary on Egypt's Bassem Youssef which played movie theatres in 2017.
Hampton is a graduate of University of Maryland, College Park.
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