Tristan M. Child

Tristan M. Child, is a Los Angeles based producer and graphic artist.

Born in Los Angeles in 1986, Tristan and his family lived in Thousand Oaks for nine years until they had to relocate to Houston, TX. Where Tristan really got interested in Comic Books and Art. But it wasn't until 2000, where Tristan pulled all his academic interest towards art and sculpture. Hoping to one day work for his cousin Steve Varner, who designed all the Teenage Mutant Turtle Toys. However by the time, Tristan graduated The Woodlands High school, his focus had switched to cartoon and character drawings.

In 2005, Tristan attended school in Austin, TX for a year. But in 2006 he decided to move to London, to study animation for 2 years at The University of Westminster, where he was introduced to many different films and animations, rarely available in the U.S.. Tristan later found out that the job market in London for animators was very small, so he planned to move back to Los Angeles, to attend school at Otis College of Art and Design. There he found a new love with Character and Concept design. While Tristan was still at Otis, he interned at The Visual Effects Society, where he worked as a Video Editor, Camera Man and Production Assistant for the VES Awards Ceremony.

Later that year Tristan went on to work as a credited Technical Assistant and Digital Compositor on Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks' The Pacific on HBO. He had a choice after the show had ended to go to New York to work on Boardwalk Empire, whoever Tristan decided to finish up his last year at college. Where he wrote and drew his own comic inspired by his love for old Kung Fu Movies called, 'Kung Fu Kandy' which he sold at the biggest comic store in LA Meltdown Comics on Sunset Blvd.

Tristan then went on become the Art Director for Nerd Girls, a novel published by Disney. His jobs include Character development, logo and concept design, working very closely with Gaston Dominguez-Letelier, the owner of Meltdown comics.

In 2012, he became the youngest Producer and Lead artist for Everyday Tomorrow Pictures, designing logo's, characters and posters for their projects such as, 'The America President' written by Paul Mooney, 'Death Valley: Karmageddon' and 'Piece Fest' produced by David Arquette, Corin Nemic, Dj Lethal and Risk.

He currently lives in Venice Beach with is dog Ringo.