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Tristan Allen (I)

Tristan Allen was born on November 14, 1981 in Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. He is known for his work on A Serious Man (2009), Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) and Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010). See full bio »

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A Serious Man Camera and Electrical Department
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Camera and Electrical Department
Pete Smalls Is Dead Camera and Electrical Department
Joy de V. Cinematographer


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 2020 West Side Story (Company Grip) (post-production)
 2020 The Roads Not Taken (best boy grip: NY Unit) (completed)
 2018/II The Roommate (Short) (dolly grip) / (key grip) (completed)
 2019 The Art Thief (Short) (camera operator)
 2019 Gemini Man (Grip: NY Unit additional Photography)
 2019 The Goldfinch (grip)
 2019 The Kitchen (grip)
 2019 Triple Frontier (company grip: vfx plate unit)
 2018 Second Act (Dolly grip: b camera)
 2018 A Quiet Place (grip)
 2017 The Post (grip)
 2017 Homeland (TV Series) (dolly grip - 11 episodes)
- America First (2017) ... (dolly grip: b camera)
- R Is for Romeo (2017) ... (dolly grip: b camera)
- The Flag House (2017) ... (dolly grip: b camera)
- Sock Puppets (2017) ... (dolly grip: b camera)
- alt.truth (2017) ... (dolly grip: b camera)
 2017 Z: The Beginning of Everything (TV Series) (dolly grip - 1 episode)
- Where There Are Friends, There Are Riches (2017) ... (dolly grip)
 2016 The OA (TV Series) (dolly grip - 8 episodes)
- Invisible Self (2016) ... (dolly grip)
- Empire of Light (2016) ... (dolly grip)
- Paradise (2016) ... (dolly grip)
- Forking Paths (2016) ... (dolly grip)
- Away (2016) ... (dolly grip)
 2016 A Cure for Wellness (grip: New York)
 2016 Doctor Strange (vfx grip, NY)
 2016 Sully (grip: New York - as Tristan R. Allen)
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series) (dolly grip - 7 episodes)
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... (dolly grip: "b" camera - as Tristan Allan)
- Ordinary Death (2016) ... (dolly grip: "b" camera - as Tristan Allan)
- Samson and Delilah (2016) ... (dolly grip: "b" camera - as Tristan Allan)
- The Season of the Witch (2016) ... (dolly grip: "b" camera - as Tristan Allan)
- The Art of War (2016) ... (dolly grip: "b" camera - as Tristan Allan)
 2016 Ghostbusters (grip)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (second unit - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (second unit: key grip)
 2016 Zoolander 2 (grip: New York)
 2015 The Big Short (grip: New York)
 2015 Booger Red (key grip)
 2015 Bridge of Spies (grip)
 2015 The Edge of the Woods (Short) (gaffer)
 2015/I True Story (grip)
 2014 Annie (second unit: dolly grip)
 2014 A Most Violent Year (grip)
 2014 Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (company grip - as Tristan R. Allen)
 2014 Between Josie and Maria (Short) (gaffer)
 2014/I Deliver Us from Evil (grip)
 2014 Noah (grip)
 2014 Non-Stop (grip)
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (grip: New York)
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (company grip)
 2013 Go Down Death (gaffer)
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis (company grip)
 2013 The Big Wedding (grip)
 2012 Golden Hour (Short) (gaffer)
 2012 Premium Rush (additional rigging grip - uncredited)
 2012 Hope Springs (rigging grip - as Tristan R. Allen)
 2012 Local Tourists (Short) (additional gaffer)
 2012 Moonrise Kingdom (key grip: additonal photography)
 2012 Men in Black 3 (grip)
 2012 The Avengers (grip: New York)
 2012/I The Chair (Short) (gaffer)
 2011 Il giorno in più (grip: New York)
 2011 Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (additional rigging grip)
 2011 Don Juan (gaffer)
 2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins (additional rigging grip)
 2011 5 Time Champion (gaffer)
 2011 Little Horses (Short) (gaffer)
 2011 The Adjustment Bureau (additional grip)
 2011 Margin Call (grip)
 2010 Fat Girls Can't Dance (Short) (gaffer)
 2010 Five Days Gone (gaffer)
 2010 Cousins (Short) (gaffer)
 2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead (gaffer)
 2010/I The Tempest (additional grip - uncredited)
 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (additional grip - uncredited)
 2010 Storm Up the Sky (Short) (gaffer)
 2010 The Back-up Plan (grip: New York)
 2010 Pickin' & Grinnin' (gaffer)
 2010/I The Bounty Hunter (additional grip - uncredited)
 2010 Maria Bamford: Plan B (Video) (grip)
 2010 Open (grip)
 2010 The Locksmith (grip)
 2009 It's Complicated (additional grip - uncredited)
 2009 Nobody (grip)
 2009 A Serious Man (rigging grip)
 2009 Into Temptation (best boy electric)
 2009 A Lone Star State (Short) (gaffer)
 2009 Dan and a Van (Short) (gaffer)
 2008 Norman Normal: A Modern Metamorphosis (Short) (additional gaffer)
 2008 The Curse of the Blessed: As Told by the Muse (Video documentary) (camera operator)
 2008 Buick Riviera (swing: grip/electric)
 2008 Killer Movie (electrician)
 2008 Older Than America (additional grip)
 2007 The Man from Earth (electrician) / (swing grip)
 2006 Through the Eyes of Autism (Video short) (gaffer)
 2005 To Lie in Green Pastures (Short) (assistant camera)
 2005 Factotum (camera production assistant: video)
 2005 Asleep in the Deep (Short) (assistant camera)
Show Show Cinematographer (8 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

Tristan Allan | Tristan R. Allen

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