Kevin Munroe
Born (1972-10-26) October 26, 1972 (age 51)
  • Director
  • screenwriter
  • producer
  • animator
Years active1999–present
SpouseMignonne Munroe

Kevin Andrew Munroe (born October 26, 1972) is a Canadian filmmaker and animator. He is known for directing the animated films TMNT (2007) and Ratchet & Clank (2016).


Munroe has done extensive animation work during the last decade including video games, TV series, comic books and original. He has worked on the development of writing and design of animated projects for companies like Jim Henson Company, Stan Winston Studios, Shiny Entertainment, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.

Munroe started his career as storyboard artist on Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold!. He also created, scripted and produced the international Christmas special Donner for ABC Family and TV-Loonland. He also made his directorial debut with the video game Freaky Flyers. He also wrote the critically acclaimed comic book series El Zombo Fantasma which he co-created with Dave Wilkins for Dark Horse Comics, and Olympus Heights for IDW Publishing.

In March 2005, Imagi International signed him on to direct TMNT for a 2007 release date. Kevin Munroe was scheduled to direct Science Ninja Team Gatchaman the movie but pulled out.[1]

Munroe directed and co-produced the 2011 film Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, a live action adaptation of the Italian comic Dylan Dog.[2]

In 2016, Munroe co-directed the animated film Ratchet & Clank, based on the popular video game franchise of the same name.


Year Filmography Credit
1999 Hey Arnold! (TV) Storyboard artist
2001 Donner (TV) Writer, producer, character designer, production designer
2003 Freaky Flyers (VG) Director, writer, lead artist
2006 The Ant Bully Concept artist
2007 TMNT Director, writer, character designer
2011 Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Director, co-producer
2014 Heavenly Sword Executive producer
2015 Strange Magic Co-producer
2016 Ratchet & Clank Director, writer, executive producer
2017 My Little Pony: The Movie Creative consultant, storyboard artist
2018 Troll: The Tale of a Tail Director, writer, storyboard artist
TBA El Zombo Fantasma[3] Director, writer


  1. ^ Steve Fritz. "Director Kevin Munroe Talks 'Gatchaman', 'Dead of Night'". Newsarama.
  2. ^ "Dylan Dog Adaptation Dead on Night Set For Italian Premiere". DreadCentral. August 28, 2012.
  3. ^ Staff, Comingsoon (January 27, 2009). "El Zombo Fantasma Coming to the Big Screen". Retrieved January 17, 2018.