About Brian Trenchard-Smith
has been burning to make genre films ever since seeing Hitchcock’s Vertigo
at age 13. So far he has directed 42 Crimes Against Cinema, and counting. (He’s an enthusiastic recidivist.) His cult favorites include The Man from Hong Kong
, Turkey Shoot
, BMX Bandits
, Stunt Rock
, The Siege of Firebase Gloria
. He has also made over 100 trailers ranging from Hammer horrors to Australian films of the 70′s and 80′s.
He recently directed The Cabin
, a blended family romantic comedy starring Lea Thompson, which premiered on Hallmark, and Absolute Deception,
a female driven suspense mystery thriller starring Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. and Emmanuelle Vaugier which is now available on DVD, PPV, and via download. He is currently shooting a quirky buddy action comedy Hard Drive
with John Cusack and Thomas Jane. Brian shares a passion for history with his wife Byzantine historian Dr. Margaret Trenchard-Smith, Ph.D. His dream project - the true story of England's most maligned King of England, Richard the Third.