BIOGRAPHY

TRISTAN BARR

Tristan was the first filmmaker 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 was names by Cinema Australia as one of the top five films of the year. It has been selected in official competition at the Perth Revelation International Film, Brisbane International Festival, Byron Bay Film Festival, Sydney Underground Film Festival before traveling to the renowned Montreal World Film Festival. Tristan picked up ‘Best Director’ and ‘Best Actor’ awards in numerous festivals. The film had a successful cinema release before launching on STAN in Australia and was bought by SPI International.
 

A passionate visual storyteller, his other work has received consistent praise, including an accolade for ‘Best Director’ at the Canada International Film Festival for his feature project titled ‘This Little Piggy’. Multi-skilled Tristan was selected to produce the horror/comedy ‘Cursed’ show in association with Screen QLD in 2018. His latest work includes the first Korean-Australian Co-production with Jonathan M. Shiff Productions & notable Korean Producer Young Kim, a tv series based on Best Selling Book Wreck with Hoodlum Entertainment, a feature Animation with Jay Ahn the producer of the $250Mil+ box office smash “The Nut Job” and a string of other independent features and series.

 

Tristan is a founder of Continuance Pictures with a slate of 25+ Scripted Projects for the North American, Asian, & Australian markets. With strong ties to powerhouse distributors in Asian Continuance is slated to produce several features and shorts every year with their “Continue” film fund.

CANADA INT. FILM FESTIVAL

2016

BEST DIRECTOR

Best direction in a Feature Film

MONTREAL INT. FILM FESTIVAL
2017

BEST ACTOR

Best actor for portrayal of "Danny Biaro" in Watch the Sunset.

BRISBANE INT. FILM FESTIVAL
2017

BEST FILM

Best Production in a Feature Film

FILMOGRAPHY

WATCH THE SUNSET
2018-2019

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.

Winner:

"Best Actor"

- Montreal, Auckland, London

THIS LITTLE PIGGY
2016

A young Melbourne man's illegal business takes off and is thriving until his pig-headedness sends everything awry.

Winner:

"Best Director"

- 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
2015 

Exploring the trials and tribulations of the dating world.

Winner:
AACTA Comdey in a TV series

E V O
Coming Soon

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.

ERICA'S RETURN
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
2016

A socially awkward young girl unlocks her sexual curiosity and searches for connection in a world full of rugby, false friends and flying hormones.

Winner: 
"Best Comedy"

- Sanctuary Cove Film Festival

DAILIES
2017

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
2014

Melbourne known for its culture, sport.... & gang warfare. A long simmering feud between two gangs erupts with fatal consequences. This is their story

MANCHILD
2014

The story of young Australian mums taking care of their inexplicably adult sized and sometimes strangely educated children.

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