When two time winner of the Daytona 500 and legendary racing commentator Michael Waltrip was looking for a side kick on his new Aaron’s national radio campaign, Dustin received the call. He plays Waltrip’s Pit Boss. With the script as merely a guide the two worked to create a spontaneous banter that has left listeners laughing across the USA.
The United States hosted 32 matches as 16 participating nations battled to win the 100th celebratory edition of Copa America. Arguably the biggest soccer tournament on American soil since the 1994 FIFA World Cup, Dustin was honored when Fox Networks assigned him to voice the promos.
Ex-Wives of Rock
Bobbie Brown, Susan Dixon, Athena Lee and Sharise Neil attempt to reinvent themselves as the Ex-Wives of Rock. Despite the fact that their rock 'n' roll lifestyles are over, their new journeys are just beginning. Dustin branded 13 episodes of the good, the bad and the ugly for AXS TV.
Wendy's Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger
The No. 3 fast-food burger chain introduced the Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger and Bacon Fondue Fries as the latest limited-time offers from Wendy's. Starring former football stars Terrell Owens and Vince Young, the campaign acts as a fictional movie trailer for “Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger: A Cheesy Underdog Story.” The creative teams specs called for a ‘Young Trailer Voice’ to narrate the 90, 60, 30 and 15 second commercials, to be aired in the U.S. and Canada. As one of the next generation voice actors Dustin was thankful to secure the campaign that recorded locally in Santa Monica, CA.
Fandango is used by over 30 million people every month, offering show times, movie tickets, and celebrity interviews. Dustin was signed on to voice their theme of appreciating and celebrating movie going for a celebrity-infused commercial campaign featuring such names as Kevin Hart, Joely Fisher, Chelsea Kane, and more. He was also brought back as Fandango's signature voice when they introduced Kenan Thompson as mascot, Miles Mouvay.
Secrets of the Hive
Secrets of the Hive premiered on the Smithsonian Channel to rave reviews. The informative and intriguing feature follows the lives of bees and helps to explain the biology behind each species. Dustin patched in with the German production team via Source Connect Pro to narrate the film.
We Bare Bears
We Bare Bears is a brand new show created by Daniel Chong and produced by Cartoon Network. It is a lighthearted comedy about three bear siblings who try to adjust to living in a human society. Dustin was invited to play ‘That Don LaFontaine Trailer Guy’.
“I always idolized Don LaFontaine. He’s the godfather of promo voiceover. Having the opportunity to lift his nuances and embellish them for a comedic interpretation of what Don did was such an honor”, says Dustin.
Fox Sports 1
Fox Sports 1 was launched on August 17th, 2013 and is already considered the new "alternative" to ESPN as America's fastest growing network. FS1 debuted in over 90 million homes, the biggest network launch for sports ever! Dustin began working with the network at the beginning of 2014. Almost 9 months later, they offered him a network contract to become one of the official voices of Fox Sports 1! To date, Dustin has branded Nascar, Baseball, Alpha 8, FIFA World Cup, College Football and The Ultimate Fighter.
Hart of Dixie
The CW has been a frontrunner in hit TV shows since 2006 when it replaced UPN and The WB. Since then, it’s primary demographic is from 18-34 years old. Dustin was thankful when they invited him to voice one of the CW's top shows, Hart of Dixie.
VH1's Summer Lineup included the social experiment Dating Naked, Nicole Richie's new show Candidly Nicole, LeAnn Rimes' reality show LeAnn and Eddie, and the hit drama series Hit the Floor. Dustin's voice branded all of the shows promos!
Transformers the Ride 3D
Dustin had the experience of working alongside Universal’s Creative Team under the guidance of Michael Bay on Transformers: The Ride 3D. He was able to develop the voice and persona of Autobot Evac for the 120 million dollar project. Using HD 3D media and Flight Simulation technology, the ride submerges you into a multi-sensory experience where you are put into battle against Megatron and the Decepticons. For the ride opening, Dustin had the pleasure of walking the Red Carpet next to Steven Spielberg. Six months later, he received his own action figure.
Personal Recording Studio
Dustin has worked at the best studios in Los Angeles, from POP Sound to LA Studios, Margarita Mix, Buzzy’s and many, many more. After years of research and friendships with some of the most sought after recording engineers in the business, he's developed his personal voiceover studio to offer the same recording workflow as the greats!
He tracks with a Sennheiser 416 Mic through a Manley Mono Mic Pre. An insert is also offered for clients requiring front end compression with a Manley Variable MU. The files are recorded at ATSC – 24DB with a resolution of 24bit/48k through Avid’s ProTools HD Omni, an industry standard Analogue to Digital converter. Although many clients are connected via ISDN and recording on their end of the line, Dustin tracks simultaneously via the Thunderbolt Promise Raid Tower optimized at RAID 1, to provide an instantaneous backup. He also offers phone patch and file delivery for clients working outside of a studio.
July 2017 marks Dustin’s 13th year anniversary as a full time voice actor! Throughout the years, he has built his sound engineering skills so that he can deliver clients superior tracks, and also communicate with the numerous audio professionals he works with daily.