TRISTAN MILANI, ACS, is an Australian-born cinematographer who currently resides and works in Los Angeles, CA. Throughout his career, Mr. Milani has garnered accolades for not only his feature film work, but also his commercial cinematography. Milani’s highly regarded work on MTV Networks’ “Welcome Snoop” Campaign in 2008 won a number of awards, including a Cannes Silver Lion, a Cannes Gold Lion, two Silver Clio Awards, a Bronze Clio Award, a New York Festival Silver Award and Finalist placement, and an ASTRA Subscription Television Award for “Best Short Form Program.”


In 2013 Tristan completed his first US TV series, "Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project" for VH1, screening in the summer of 2014. In January 2014 he also completed filming his latest feature film, PAPER PLANES, a kids' film starring Sam Worthington. The film is having its world premier at the Melbourne International Film Festival, and will be screening at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014 and the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. Tristan is currently completing a primetime special for ABC that documents the making of the hit Disney animated feature film, FROZEN.

Mr. Milani has completed shooting 10 feature films, an IMAX film (SOLAMAX, dir, John Weiley), and over 40 short films. In 2001 Tristan was awarded with his ACS accreditation something he desired all his professional career. He has been nominated for 7 Australian Film Institute (AFI) awards for Cinematography and won 11 Australian Cinematographers Society Awards (ACS) both state and national.



Paul Middledtich, John Curran, David Shane, Greg Jardin, Pete Salmi, Ben Sedley, Paul Street, Matt Wilson, Dominic Cyriax, Paul Goldman, Rowan Woods, Andrew Dominic, Tim Bullock, Tim Pietranski, Vicki Blanche, Ryan Renshaw, James Teh, Cameron Hird, Tori Garrett, Glendan Ivan, Micheal Joy, Richard Gibson, Jody Dwyer, Liz Murphy, Jason Wingrove, Tim Gibbs, Lee Rogers, David Kleiber, Daniel Nettheim, Joel Pront, Derrin Seale, Brendan Donovan, Greg Desmond, David Barker (Partial List)


Nescafe, Big M, Jim Beam, Babylove Nappies, MTV, Fernwood Gyms, Hutchison Mobile, AJC Racing, Old El Paso, Telstra, Commonwealth Bank, SEEK, Holden, Bank West, Fisherman’s Friends, Foxtel, Kelloggs, Kolotex, Coke, Pepsi, Fanta, Tip Top, Sunrice, Channel 9, KFC, McDonalds, Pataks, Nutrigrain, Pizza Hut, Earthhour 2011, ANZ, Salvation army, HCF, NIB, Suntory, ABC, St George Bank, Newcastle, Permanent Bank, Sky Telecom NZ, Sky TV NZ, Suncorp Bank QLD, Hallmark.

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