Dustin Defa

Dustin Guy Defa is an award-winning filmmaker who was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Filmmaker in 2014. His films have played dozens of festivals, including Sundance, Venice, and Locarno, and have won awards at the Berlinale, SXSW, and HotDocs, among others. In 2017, Defa was honored with the Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award. The same year, his feature film Person to Person, starring Michael Cera and Abbi Jacobson, was released by Magnolia Pictures. He is the co-writer of the upcoming film The Mountain, starring Tye Sheridan and Jeff Goldblum, premiering in competition at the 2018 Venice Film Festival.