Tristram Miall (PRODUCER)
Tristram Miall’s feature credits include Strictly Ballroom, the first feature by director, Baz Luhrmann. The film won The Youth Prize in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, 3 BAFTA Film Awards, 8 AFI Awards, and was nominated for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globe Awards. He also produced Children Of The Revolution (3 AFI Awards, 6 nominations), The Black Balloon (Crystal Bear at Berlin, and 6 AFI Awards, including Best Picture), and Executive Produced Looking For Alibrandi. (5 AFI Awards including Best Picture).
He has also been Chair of the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
His documentary credits began at the ABC, first as a researcher and then later as director/producer on Chequerboard. This was followed by the ‘Hospital’ series, two architecture films including ‘No Fences, No Boundaries’ on Walter Burley Griffin.
He left the ABC to become an independent director/producer; and his film ‘Drought’ for the BBC Natural History Unit won a Gold Hugo at the Chicago Film Festival.
In a long career he has made Willesee Documentaries; Dynasty/Family Confidential documentaries; and most recently the ‘Creative Minds’ arts series with Robin Hughes for Studio (SBS).
From 1986-88 he was an Executive Producer at Film Australia where he was responsible for a number of innovative and award-winning films such as ‘Cane Toads – an unnatural history’ and the drama-documentaries ‘Custody’, ‘Prejudice’, and ‘Malpractice’.