Duane received an M.F.A. from UCLA’s Department of Film and TV, then worked in a variety of positions on documentary and fiction film crews in the U.S., Hawaii, and Jamaica, including cinematography on two Greenpeace campaigns in Peru and the Tropical Pacific. He’s been writing screenplays professionally since 1990, and worked for Lightstorm Entertainment, Stonebridge, Propaganda Films, Fox, and Touchstone, directors Neal Jimenez, Michael Steinberg, and punk-impresario Malcolm McLaren. He’s an alumnus of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. His credited work includes indie features SLEEP WITH ME and SHOOTING LILY, Nikkatsu Studios’ war epic RAKUYU, starring Diane Lane and Donald Sutherland, and the Japanese anime TWILIGHT OF THE DARK MASTER. He also wrote and directed three episodes of a comedy web series, FORGOTTEN JONES. He’s currently developing THE HOWLING television series for producer Gary Howsam.