20th October 1962 on the Northern beaches and raised
on the Northshore of Sydney, NSW. Australia
- 1980 Educated at St Ignatius College, Riverview.
- 1985 Attended Macquarie University and graduated
with a Bachelor of Economics in Accounting and Mass
Communications. Produced and directed my first music
video in 1983.
Travelled to the United Kingdom to work in London,
from England to Guinea-Bissau in West Africa to make
a road movie that captured a 'reality' of the world
at the end of the 20th Century.
to paint my first artworks.
- 1991 Gained experience working in the UK film and
television industry and travelled around the world
before returning to Australia.
Artists Unknown: Co-ordinated a group art exhibition
and fashion show in Sydney.
- 1994 Artists United: Exhibited with various artists
at cafes and nightclubs.
Bristow Films established to make films and contract
to the film and Television industry. Provided services
to Sony Music, Southern Star, Film Australia, ABC.
Walking the Street: Exhibit oil paintings as part
of the Festival of Newtown which annually showcases
local artists work in retail shop windows along King
That's why I like Indonesia: Travelled to the Mentawai
Islands in Sumatra, Indonesia and made a surfing movie.
Bristow Films Pty Ltd incorporated as a company. To
date, have provided services to Beyond International,
ATN7 and other media companies.
Police are Watching: Short film selected as a finalist
in the 10th Melbourne Super 8 Film Festival.
Completed an independently financed film selected
as a finalist in the 18th Annual A.T.O.M. Awards 2000
in the category of 'Creative/Innovative Production'.
Future is Bright - 'One-man' exhibition and premiere
The Piece and the Quiet: Completed final draft of
a feature film screenplay based upon a short story.
Bristow, Director, Bristow Films - 15th May 2003