Tristan Oliver

Director of Photography

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Below the Line

Agent: Daniela Manunza
Assistant: Iliyana Todorova

Below the Line

Featured in ‘American Cinematographer –  September 2012, December 2009 Cover feature, October 2005,  July 2002 & April 2000

Guest Speaker at:    

VIEW Conference Turin 2012

London Film Festival 2009

Los Angeles Special Effects Conference 2000 & 2006

London VFX Conference 1998, 2000, 2001 & 2005

Bologna Film Festival 2001

‘Showlight’ 2001

Angouleme Festival of Animation 2001

San Sebastien Film Festival 1997

Awards:

Winner: 1991 British Advertising Awards, Kodak Craft Award for ‘Pablo’ (Heat Electric Campaign)

Winner: 1990 BP Expo, Kodak Best Cinematography Award for ‘Casino’ (Short Film)

Winner: 1989 Fuji Film Scholarship, Best Cinematography Award  ‘Casino’ (Short Film)

Education:

BA Hons. Drama & English. Bristol University

Post Graduate Cert. in Film. Bristol University

Maya Core – Escape Studios

Additional Skills:

Motion Control: Fully familiar with Mark Roberts (including Milo), Lynx & Kuper MoCo systems.

Stop frame, Vari-speed and slow-motion photography.

Effects work: Blue screen, multiple pass, matte work, mixed scale and co-ordination of visual post-production.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

ISLE OF DOGS

2017

IOD Productions

Dir / Writer: Wes Anderson
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Goldblum, Bryan Cranston
Producer: Jeremy Dawson

LOVING VINCENT

2017

BreakThru Productions

Dir: Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman
Selected for London Film Festival
Nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Feature Film

PARANORMAN

2012

Laika

Dirs. Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Feature Film

PLASTIC BEACH

Zombie Flesh Eaters

Dir: Jamie Hewlitt

FANTASTIC MR. FOX

Fox Animation

Dir: Wes Anderson
Nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Feature Film

MY LIFE AS A POPPAT

Feelgood Productions / CITV

Dir: Jonathan Gershfield
Winner – BAFTA. Best Children’s TV Series

WALLACE AND GROMIT 'THE CURSE OF THE WERERABBIT'

Dreamworks SKG / Aardman Features

Dir: Nick Parl / Steve Box
Winner – Outstanding British Film BAFTA . Winner Best Feature – Children’s BAFTA
Winner – Best Animated Feature Academy Award

CHICKEN RUN

Dreamworks SKG / Aardman Features

Dirs: Peter Lord, Nick Park

NIGHT & DAY

Granada/LWT

Dir: Jamie Paine, Fraser McDonald

STAGEFRIGHT

Channel 4 / Aardman

Dir: Steve Box
Winner of BAFTA for Best Short Animated Film

COMBINATION SKIN

Channel 4 / Screwball

Dir: Anthony Hodgson

A CLOSE SHAVE

BBC / Aardman

Dir: Nick Park
(Winner of Academy Award for Best Animated Film)

THE BIG STORY

Spitting Image Prods.

Dirs. David Stoten, Tim Watts
Winner of BAFTA for Best Short Animated Film
Nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Film

THE WRONG TROUSERS

BBC / Aardman

Dir: Nick Park
Winner of Academy Award for Best Animated Film

LOVES ME...

Channel 4 / Aardman

Dir: Jeff Newitt
Shortlisted for Academy Award, Best Animated Film

ADAM

Aardman

Dir: Peter Lord
Nominated for Academy Award, Best Animated Film)

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

MONEY SUPERMARKET

2018

MJZ

Dir: Tom Kuntz

SAINSBURYS

2014

Aardman

Dir: Karni and Saul

HOME ENERGY SCOTLAND

2014

Aardman

YOPLAIT

2014

Strange Beast

Dir: Adam Parry

ASDA

2014

Stink

Dir: Christian Bevilaqua

MAYNARDS

2014

Aardman

Dir: Karni & Soul

VIMTO

2014

Aardman

Dir: Peter Peake

SUN +

2013

Partizan

Dir: Chris Cairns

TALK TALK

2014

Academy

Dir: Si & Ad

PARROT BAY

2014

Passion

Dir: Jonathan Gurvit

Saudi Aramco

Jack Morton

Dir: Martijn Hogenkamp

LEGO 'HOUSE'

Nexus

Dir: RBG6

SONY BRAVIA 'PLAYDOUGH'

Gorgeous / Passion

Dir: Frank Budgen

BECKS 'FOUR STEPS'

Blink

Dir: Dougal Wilson

SURF 'DROPLET'

Passion

Dir: Pete Candeland

TESCO 'TROLLEYS'

Passion

Dir: John Robinson

THE POST OFFICE 'HAT'

Adlab/Publicis

Dir: Steve Kelly

TENNENTS 'PINTLINGS'

Aardman / Leith

Dir: Darren Walsh

FLORA 'SHOE' & 'JACK SPRATT'

Passion / MacGuff

Dir: Pierre Coffin

NIKE, FOOTLOCKER 'GAMEFACE'

Aardman

Dir: Steve Harding-Hill

MCDONALDS

Eclipse

Dir: Ian Sciacaluga

CROSSE & BLACKWELL 'SNACKPOT'

Passion Pics.

Dirs: Oliver Reed, Paul Smith

DAIRYLEE 'FRIDGE RAID'

Passions Pics

Dir: Paul Berry

CHEVRON 'HACIENDA'

Aardman

Dir: Dave Osmand

POLO 'GUMMIES'

Aardman

Dir: Lewis Cook

LIBERTY CARD / U.S.P.O.

Hellzapoppin’ Pics.

Dir: Jeff Newitt

BURGER KING 'POTATO HEAD'
6 X 20 ''

Aardman

Dir: Steve Box

CADBURYS 'CORONATION STREET' 6 x 10''

Aardman

Dirs. Loyd Price / Dave Alex Riddett

LES AUTOS

Les Produceurs

Dir: Sam Fell

BONDUELLE 'SALAT SNAK'

Aardman

Dir: Will Byles

ST. IVEL 'PRIZE GUYS' 3 X 40''

Aardman

Dir: David Sproxton

D & AD AWARDS

Passion Pics.

Dir: Andrew Ruhemann

POLO 'CORRIDOR' & 'COOL' 2 X 40''

Aardman

Dir: Luis Cook/Peter Lord

C.O.I 'VOUCHERS'

Aardman

Dir: Tristan Oliver

LYONS 'ROY, THE 3 HEADED BOY'

Pizzazz Pics.

Dir: Philip Hunt

GUINNESS 'REINDEER'

Aardman

Dir: David Osmand

LEGO 'SPACE SHUTTLE'

Bolex Brothers

Dirs: Dave Borthwick, Fred Reed

COLGATE 'CUCKOO'

Aardman

Dir: Loyd Price

BRITANNIA BUILDING SOC. 3 X 40''

Aardman

Dir: Steve Box, Loyd Price

CRUNCHY NUT 'ROLLERCOASTER'

Aardman

Dir: Tom Gasek

HONEY NUT CORNFLAKES 'THE NEW JOB'

Aardman

Dir: Tom Gasek

THE INSURANCE SERVICE 'TERRY PHONE'

Passion Pics.

Dir: Simons / Palmer

LURPAK 'MEMORIES'

Aardman

Dir: Peter Lord

SAVLON 4 X 15''

Aardman

Dir: Ken Lidster

LURPAK 'OLYMPICS' 6 X 20''

Aardman

Dir: Peter Lord

TOPPAS 'RIPPERWALLET'

Aardman

Dir: Richard Golezowski

TATE & LYLE 'GET STUCK IN'

Aardman

Dir: Lord, Sproxton

COOK ELECTRIC 'PENGUINS I & II'

Aardman

Dir: Nick Park

CADBURY'S CREME EGGS 'FLOAT ON'

Aardman

Dir: Peter Lord

MONSANTO 'GREENSCAPE'

Sara Mulloch

Dir: Tony White

K.P. DISCOS 'PALAIS'

Aardman

Dir: Peter Lord

HEAT ELECTRIC 'PABLO'

Aardman

Dir: Nick Park

Promos

ProductionCompanyNotes

Gorillaz
STROBELITE

2018

Passion Pictures

Dir: Jamie Hewlett