Production Manager, Producer, Writer


Trina K. Sandal currently resides in Los Angeles freelancing as a Production Manager and Payroll Coordinator as well as stepping into Producer/Owner shoes for Sunspot Pictures. After getting a series of hands on training lessons in Toronto working on several independent short films, at the Toronto International Film Festival, and for CW Media's Canadian HGTV, Southern California quickly became the inevitable destiny in 2006.

Starting with work on AFI thesis projects and moving towards gigs with the Travel channel and Fox Network Trina has found herself working with such talent as Freddie Prinz Jr.(I Know What You Did Last Summer,24), Ryan Seacrest (American Idol), Danny Trejo (Desperado, From Dusk Til Dawn), Melora Hardin (The Office, Thank You For Smoking) and Maria Conchita Alonso (Moscow On The Hudson). 2009 found her delving into the world of music where she worked for Universal Music with jazz musician, Brian Culbertson, on the performance DVD - Live From The Inside at Capitol Records. Additionally, Trina produced the music videos Skies Wide Open for Brian and Kiss Goodbye for R&B talent, Avant.

In the indie film world Trina has recently produced two web series and three short films, production managed a one shot feature and a short, and assistant directed on an action-adventure production. Working side by side with HBO's Carnivale creator, Daniel Knauf, she has taken the position of Post Production Supervisor on Dan's new and innovative, BxxWeb: Haunted. Trina is writing a pilot and a short film with several features in line next. Future projects include producing three feature scripts currently in development as well as her own studio plans and film festival currently in the works.

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