An American award-winning Independent Filmmaker, Trent was born in Orlando, Florida. As a young teenager, he began creating stories with his siblings. Using his Dad’s VHS camcorder, their creativity blossomed into fun comedy skits and short films.
Later, Trent would go on to receive a degree in Film Production Technology from Valencia College. He worked in the local film industry before enlisting in the United States Navy. During his time in the service, Trent trained for the Navy SEALs before being stationed with a Mobile Security Squadron in Norfolk, Virginia. His Unit deployed to the Middle East and Europe three times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. As part of a prestige Navy RAVEN security team, Trent completed numerous high-profile security missions to over two dozen countries on three separate continents. His military journeys led Trent to produce several short films and documentaries. Some of which can be seen on the Discovery and Military Channel.
After separating from the military, Trent moved to Burbank, California. There he worked in the entertainment industry, producing and directing several short films, web-series, and music videos. After moving back home to Orlando, Trent received his Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing and his Master of Arts in Film Studies.
Trent began creating horror fan films on his YouTube channel and their popularity soon took off. Since then, he has created the End of Days Film Festival showcasing apocalyptic themed films while teaching as an online college Film Instructor. Overall, Trent is most notably known for his Epic Horror Battles on YouTube, where thousands of subscribers enjoy iconic horror characters battling to the death.
Trent Duncan Commencement Speech
F.I.R.S.T. Institute Graduates 2013