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 named by Cinema Australia as one of the top five films of 2017. It has been selected in official competition at the Perth Revelation International Film Festival, Brisbane International Festival, Byron Bay Film Festival, Sydney Underground Film Festival before traveling to the renowned Montreal World Film Festival. The film has already received numerous accolades including “Best Film” and “Best Actor” awards.

A passionate visual storyteller, his work has received consistent praise, including a recent accolade for "Best Director" at the Canada International Film Festival for his feature project titled "This Little Piggy" and “Best Comedy” at the Sanctuary Cove Film Festival for his short film “Gabby’s First Time” for which he wrote, directed, and produced.

An alumni of the prestigious Victorian College of The Arts, Tristan has also appeared in tv and film including ABC’s “It’s A Date”, Channel Nine’s “Gallipoli”, and the critically acclaimed “Monster Pies”.

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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