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Dustin Callif

Managing Partner Live Action
Tool of North America

Dustin is currently the Managing Partner of Digital at bi-coastal production
company, Tool of North America. Since joining Tool in 2009, Dustin has been
responsible for building the company’s digital division and overseeing the development of interactive content that merges the worlds of technology, art and advertising.

Recent signature projects include “Clouds Over Cuba”, an interactive documentary produced with the JFK Library in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Jam With Chrome, a groundbreaking online collaborative music experience for Google Chrome, “Take This Lollipop”, a haunting Facebook connect experience that is currently the fastest growing Facebook App of all time, “Screw*d”, an interactive reality show for Sears Craftsman tools and the “Touching Stories” interactive film iPad app, which was unveiled in a five-day Fast Company exclusive.

His projects have been recognized with numerous awards, including at the Emmy’s, Cannes Advertising Festival, The Webby Awards, AICP Next, Clio Awards, FITC, One Show, Addy’s, SXSW, FWA, Awwwards, MTV VMA and O Awards, AICP, OMMA and Davey Awards.

Dustin maintains an active presence in the interactive advertising and marketing
industry serving as a judge for the Webby’s, Davey Awards, FWA Mobile Site of
The Day and SOTY, .net Awards and AICP Next Awards; speaking at interactive
conferences such as the Yahoo! Creative Summit, Creative Review Click
Conference SF, the AICP Conference, SXSW Interactive Conference, TV of
Tomorrow, F5 Fest, Cannes Advertising Festival, 2NAB Conference and 4A’s
Creative Technology Conference; holding membership in the International
Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences; and serving on the Board of AICP Digital.

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Events featuring Dustin Callif

Events featuring Dustin Callif