Veteran Assistant Director Was 65 – The Hollywood Reporter

Glen Trotiner, the veteran assistant and second unit director who has worked on films from The Incorruptibles, alarm clocks and independence day at telephone booth, Captain America: The First Avenger and Morbius, died Thursday, his family announced. He was 65 years old.

Born in 1957 in the Bronx, Trotiner began as a DGA trainee on the films of 1986 Power and Brighton Beach Memoirsthen was second assistant director on Brian De Palma The Incorruptibles (1987).

His AD CV included Moon Over Parador (1988), About Henry (1991), City hall (1996), Private parts (1997), Grandpa (1999), Made in Manhattan (2002), Mona Lisa smile (2003), Reservation route (2007), What’s Happening in Vegas (2008) and Implement (2018).

Trotiner also handled production duties on Tony and Tina’s wedding (2004), Bernard and Doris (2006), Banana split (2018), Sundance entry The great adolescence (2019) and the next mental stateamong other movies.

For television, he worked on the first three seasons of ounces and on other shows such as The education of Max Bickford, Blue blood and Mozart in the Jungle.

Trotiner served on the board of directors of the DGA training program for more than 25 years, the longest of any board member, and taught filmmaking workshops at his alma mater, SUNY Albany.

Survivors include his sister and niece. Donations in his memory may be made to Blankets of Hope and/or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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