An Ojibway of Saugeen First Nations raised off-reserve in southern and northern Ontario. Dustin graduated from Toronto Film School with a diploma in Film Production in 2015. Soon after he worked in Production and Post Production for Big Soul Productions Inc. (2015-2017) most notably as the Digital Asset Manager and Assistant Editor for season 2 and 3 on “Derek Miller’s The Guilt Free Zone” (APTN), as a first Assistant Camera and Digital Asset Manager on the CBC Short Doc “The Secret Path: In The Classroom” and as an Assistant Editor on the digital content for APTN’s docu-series “AskiBoyz”.
He has held full-time positions at the imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival as the Industry Assistant and is currently the Technical and Distribution Coordinator at the artist-run distribution centre Vtape, where he works closely with artists on the presentation/distribution of their work.
In 2018 he was the cinematographer for Artist Judith Schuyler’s Experimental Short Film “Onyota’a:ka khale Tsi’tkaluto” which premiered at the 2018 imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival.