Tristan Barnard was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1978. In 2000, he began his career in the film industry as a camera assistant and locations assistant for US TV networks such as NBC, National Geographic and the History Channel. Since then he’s been employed by Paramount Pictures, Universal and Disney. He’s collaborated with leading filmmakers, learning 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 director and cinematographer. He spends his time between Los Angeles, California and Dublin, Ireland working on film projects that bring together Hollywood production values with Irish storytelling.