Tristan Daley is a New York City based filmmaker and musical artist (Digital T) whose work is fueled by his captivation with history and science – continued throughout his childhood growing up in Henry County, Georgia. After studying film production at Tisch School of the Arts, he directed a short called “Debt to Society” - that screened and won awards at several film festivals across the United States. He also directed the short basketball themed I AM PEACE documentaries that examined the effects of gun violence in a Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn, the second installment premiered on Slamonline.com. Whether it is in a narrative film or documentary format, Tristan strives to use his work as a platform to reach viewers and push boundaries in storytelling.
He releases music under the stage name Digital T and has been creating music for 15 years. His music has been featured on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction and he has performed in venues throughout New York. His new single “BurnTout Paradise” is available now on all music streaming platforms. His career path has been unique as he unexpectedly found himself reporting on BBC Talking Movies as a movie journalist. Tristan has directed and produced various segments on BBC World and BBC’s digital video platforms – including a personal take on Afrofuturism’s continued relevance. Along with telling moving stories, his work is focused on representing parts of the African diaspora through work meant to evoke emotion and provoke thought in the audience