Steve Harmon from Walter Dean Myers' award-winning young-adult novel "Monster" can be described as a "monster" and as a "filmmaker." While awaiting trial for the role he played in a drugstore robbery that ended in murder, Harmon writes a movie script that retells the events leading to his imprisonment.
Myers wrote the book in a movie-script format, and he uses camera angles, shifts in perspective and point of view, recreated conversations and Harmon's inner monologues to present all of the facts. This ripped-from-the-headlines-movie-of-the-week script that Harmon writes supports his being a "filmmaker." Whether he is a "monster" depends on what a reader believes.