Dustin has earned a reputation for his bold compositions and expressive lighting while crafting feature films, music videos, documentaries, and commercials. Based in Los Angeles, Dustin arrives to set with a meticulous eye for detail and a passion for filmmaking. With six features under his belt, long form narrative is his forum of choice. The challenges of independent film keeps him on his toes and the creative solutions that must be made on the fly are what keeps him sharp and excited to come back to work.
Aside from his dedication to cinema, he is an outdoor enthusiast, avid environmentalist, and fervent cyclist. Directly after graduating from Northwestern University in 2004, Dustin rushed to Los Angeles to work his way up the ranks in the camera department all while learning—the tricks of the trade—from some of the best cinematographers in the business. Those experiences have aided his development into the artist that he is today.
His films have played a variety of international festivals including: Venice, Vancouver, Telluride, Denver, San Diego, Boston, AFI Docs, HollyShorts, and New York Television Festival to name a few.