Tristan Barnard


Tel.: +1 605 209 9568



Tristan was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1978. From very young age he knew that his life would lead to one of creativity and film.


In September of 2000 he immigrated to the United States to begin his career in the film industry. Starting at the bottom, he work as a camera assistant and locations assistent for US TV networks such as NBC, National Geographic and the History Channel. He also worked with major motion picture companies such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Disney. He worked for some of the industry's leading filmmakers and learned a great number of techniques from cinematographers and directors with decades of experience. 


Tristan now works in cities across the US and Europe as a dircetor and cinematographer. He is currently based in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Dublin (Ireland) and Madeira (Portugal). Every year he helps to produce the Medeira Film festival where he teaches a course to young and upcoming filmmakers on the techniques of Cinematography.


Tristan now spends his time between Los Angeles, California and Dublin (Ireland) where he is trying to create several film projects that bring together Hollywood production values with Irish storytelling.   



coming soon ....