Tristan was the first writer/director down under to shoot a full-length feature film in one single take, across the span of 9 different locations and a running time of 82 minutes, ‘Watch the Sunset’, which won Cinema Australia's "Top five films of the year" and was acquired as a STAN Original after a successful cinema season.
This year Tristan was the lead producer of the neo-western thriller feature "Head Count" starring Ryan Kwanten (True Blood, Kindred), Aaron Jakubenko (Tidelands, The Shanarra Chronicles), Melanie Zanetti (Bluey, Raven's Hollow) being distributed by Shout Factory (Old Henry) & Umbrella Entertainment (The Babadook).
In 2021 Tristan also produced the short films 'Reklaw' and 'Suspense' that played at SXSW & Fantasia Film festivals, and Won "Hollyshorts" thriller section, as well as directing feature film 'Subject' that was selected for Cannes Frontiers.
A passionate visual storyteller, his other work has received consistent praise, including an accolade for ‘Best Director’ at the Canada International Film Festival. Tristan also produced the horror/comedy pilot ‘Cursed’ which played at SXSW in association with Screen QLD. Tristan was selected for Screen Australia's Emerging Talent delegation at the Cannes Film Festival.
CANADA INT. FILM FESTIVAL
Best direction in a Feature Film
MONTREAL INT. FILM FESTIVAL
Best actor for portrayal of "Danny Biaro" in Watch the Sunset.
BRISBANE INT. FILM FESTIVAL
Best Production in a Feature Film
WATCH THE SUNSET
Named as one of the top 5 films of 2017 by Cinema Australia this single film follows one man's escape from a bikie gang and a reconnection with his estranged family.
- Montreal, Auckland, London
THIS LITTLE PIGGY
A young Melbourne man's illegal business takes off and is thriving until his pig-headedness sends everything awry.
- Canada International Film Festival
PLANET EARTH. POPULATION: 1
2018 (Post Production)
Starring Dan Ewing as the last man on Earth who undertakes a long, perilous journey in search of redemption while trying to stay one step ahead of a malevolent alien invasion.
IT'S A DATE
Exploring the trials and tribulations of the dating world.
AACTA Comdey in a TV series
E V O
The first of the trilogy: A loner man and a telepathic woman rally together out of necessity in a post-apocalyptic World, searching for a new beginning.
2018 (Post Production)
8 years after their daughter disappears, a married couple live on a rural isolated farm in turmoil until they discover a wounded girl of similar appearence on their farm.
GABBY'S FIRST TIME
A socially awkward young girl unlocks her sexual curiosity and searches for connection in a world full of rugby, false friends and flying hormones.
- Sanctuary Cove Film Festival
Dailies follows the everyday notions and ensuing antics of two twenty something girls as they endeavour to answer the age old question: What am I doing with my life?
RED BLUE & WHITE
Melbourne known for its culture, sport.... & gang warfare. A long simmering feud between two gangs erupts with fatal consequences. This is their story
The story of young Australian mums taking care of their inexplicably adult sized and sometimes strangely educated children.