JOHN MINH TRAN is an award winning Cinematographer. Born in Vietnam and raised in Calgary, John moved to Toronto to attend Ryerson University for film studies. Since graduating in 1995 he has remained in Toronto working as a cinematographer in documentary, drama and commercials. A winner of the Canadian Society of Cinematographer's (CSC) Best Documentary Cinematography award for Waterlife (Primitive) directed by Kevin MaMahon, John has also received CSC nominations for Standing Waves (Primitive) directed by Kevin McMahon and Mozartballs (Rhombus) directed by Larry Weinstein. In addition to the CSC, John received a Gemini nomination for Cheating Death (NFB) directed by Eric Geringas. In 2013 John's feature documentary Our Man in Tehran directed by Larry Weinstein and Drew Taylor premiered at TIFF. John's list of commercial work includes TV spots for LCBO, Manulife, Coca Cola, ScotiaBank, Petro Canada, Canadian Blood Services, Plan Canada and many more. In 2015 John won the Canadian Screen Award for his work on Drew Taylor and Larry Weinstein film "Our Man of Tehran"
- John Minh Tran - Toronto Cinematographer