Tristan was born in 1986. He studied at ECAL, the School of Arts of Lausanne, where he directed short films and documentaries. In 2010, he earned his diploma by directing “Ultima Donna”, a short film that won many prizes in Swiss and international festivals. In 2013, he co-directed the short film “Sortie de route” with David Maye, produced by Terrain Vague and PCT cinéma télévision, that had its world premiere at the 66 th film festival of Locarno. In 2016, Tristan is back at the 69 th festival of Locarno to present his latest fiction short film called “La leçon”, that was produced by Terrain Vague.