Dustin Grella

Dustin was raised in the rural community of Medina, Ohio and now resides in New York City. He received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and was honored with the Paula H. Rhodes Award for Excellence in Computer Art. His short film “Prayers for Peace” has been screened internationally, and won the prestigious Walt Disney Award at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. His current project, the Animation Hotline, is a series of micro-animations that use crowd-sourced phone messages for content.