Dustin Ward is a Director of Photography based in New York City with a focus on narrative filmmaking.
His notable films include: Brownsville Bred (won the Audience Award at SXSW) Princess Cut (streaming on HBO), The Time In-Between the Seconds (Awarded Best Cinematography, 3x Best Cinematography Nominations, Best Short Film, 3x Best Short Drama, Best Narrative Short, Best Color, 15x Official Selections), Proximity (Awarded Best Cinematography, Best Film, Audience Choice, 7x Official Selections), Preparation (Awarded Best Film, Best Cinematography Nominee, Best Horror Short, Audience Choice, 16x Official Selections), and Four Eyes (Best Film Nominee, 4x Official Selections). His other films due for release in 2022 include Hoar (sponsored by NETFLIX), Obliquity, Plunder Quest, Just Like The Butterfly, and Radio Caesium.
While his primary focus is narrative filmmaking, his eye is also trusted by titans such as HBO, NETFLIX, Warner Bros, Apple, A&E, Forbes, Walmart, HP, Dell, Levi’s, Johnson & Johnson, Sephora, and more. His earliest film endeavors were producing videos for local non-profits during his adolescence, and his first big milestone was selling out a movie theater for his six-episode series, Rocketship Radio Show, for which he was Producer and Director of Photography.
Dustin was very helpful, patient, and flexible with the pick-up and return of his equipment. Everything with the shoot went great. His Easyrig is top-notch. Thanks so much Dustin for being such a great resource for our shoot!