Tristan Sindelgruber was born in 1966 in Graz. A present of a Super-8 camera for his confirmation sparked his interest in the world of film.
Sindelgruber studied Journalism, Sociology and History at the University of Vienna. He also studied at a Teacher Training College to qualify in teaching German and History.
Tristan worked as a Journalist and also as a Teacher in various secondary schools in Vienna before moving to the field of documentaries in 1999.
He still lives and works in Vienna.
Spiegelgrund - with Angelika Schuster (71´, Austria, 2000)
Opernball 2000 - Chronik einer Amtshandlung - with Angelika Schuster (26´, Austria, 2000)
Vergessene Opfer/ Forgotten victims - with Angelika Schuster (2002, Austria)- series of videos
Operation Spring - with Angelika Schuster (94´, Austria, 2005)
Vergessene Opfer (677', Austria, 2012)
Operation Spring (Orig.) / 2005 / Austria / 94 min
Operation Spring is a documentary triller about how Austria recently tested its new law and methods of investigation. It is a step-by-step unraveling of the actual events and a meticulous study of the core incriminating evidence as seen from different angles.