Dustin Brown founded the social-impact production company Dustin Todd Films in 2007 at the age of 18. He is a writer, director, and editor with a passion for telling character-driven, socially conscious stories. He is a graduate of the American Film Institute Directing Program.
His short film SOLIDARITY was a Cannes/BAFTA/Clermont-Ferrand Official Selection and won numerous awards including Best Short Film at the San Diego Film Festival and winner of the Kodak Student Film Scholarship.
His AFI thesis film CLARITY received the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award – was featured by Film Independent, and Won Best Short Film at the Highland Park Independent Film Festival.
Dustin has worked with many non-profit organizations including Last Chance for Animals where he wrote, directed, and edited several award-winning PSAs including Casa de Carne which went viral receiving over 2 millions views and won multiple Telly Awards. Currently, he is in production on a documentary feature on the animal rights movement and the narrative feature SOLIDARITY, which was shortlisted for the 2018 Sundance Screenwriters Lab.