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John Tran
John Tran - Director of Photography

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. John's list of commercial work includes TV spots for Coca Cola, ScotiaBank, Petro Canada, Investors Group, LCBO, Manulife, and many more. In 2015 John won the Canadian Screen Award (CSA) for his work on Larry Weinstein and Drew Taylor’s film "Our Man of Tehran".