- TrentProfession: Producer Binger year: 2011 Binger project: Pricica Project status: In development
Trent was born in 1971 in Amsterdam. He studied Economics and Philosophy at the University in Amsterdam from 1988 till 1992. From 1993 till 1997 he studied at the National Film Academy leading to several jobs on and off film sets, from production assistant to editor. Since 1999 he has been the owner of one of Amsterdam’s finest videoshops Cinemagic, working at the shop at nightime while working on sets at daytime until 2005. He remained the owner until 2009, when he sold his shop to the remaining employees. In 2001 he started his own production company AllezAllez, making videoclips, commercials and short films on very tight budgets or no budget at all working with all kinds of Dutch artists and brands. In 2003 he started shooting his first feature as a producer, Sextet by Eddy Terstall, on a total budget of €70.000, raised by several private investors. The film was finally finished in 2007. In 2004, while in the middle of shooting Sextet, he was the executive in charge of production on Simon, also by Eddy Terstall. Afterwards, at the end of 2005 he became the owner of Rotterdam based production company NFI Productions and still is. After Sextet, he produced Aneta Lesnikovska’s Does It Hurt? that premiered at the IFFR 2008 and was nominated for a Tiger Award. In 2009 he won a National Filmaward for the film Can Go Through Skin as a Special Juryprize. The Golden Calf decorates his office. The film played at many festivals and won several prizes. In 2010 the feature Hunting & Sons by Sander Burger was released under wide critical acclaim, leading to two National Filmaward nominations and travelling the international festival circuit (a.o. New York, London, Sao Paulo, Goteborg).