Dito Montiel

Dito Montiel is a screenwriter, director and musician. Montiel made his directorial debut with the film version of A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, starring Robert Downey Jr., Dianne Wiest, Channing Tatum, and Shia LaBeouf. In 2006, Montiel released the self-titled album Dito Montiel through Rhino Records. In 2009, Montiel directed the film Fighting, again starring Channing Tatum. Montiel’s police drama The Son of No One, also starring Channing Tatum with co-stars Al Pacino, Katie Holmes, Ray Liotta and Tracey Morgan, played at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. His next three features were Empire State (2013), starring Liam Hemsworth and Dwayne Johnson; Boulevard (2014), starring Robin Williams; and Man Down (2015), starring Kate Mara, Shia LaBeouf, and Jai Courtney, which had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto Film Festival. His latest film, The Clapper, based on his popular novel Eddie Krumble is the Clapper, stars Ed Helms and is in theaters now.


The True History of Eddie Krumble

By Dito Montiel | January 30, 2018

The True History of Eddie Krumble

Writer-director Dito Montiel shares the real-life inspiration for his latest movie, The Clapper.