Dustin Rikert attended the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television, where he received the University’s Outstanding Student award. Rikert has directed fourteen independent features, eleven of which he produced. Rikert’s next film to be released is YOU’RE GONNA MISS ME. Other recent films include AMBUSH AT DARK CANYON, a western story of a redemption set in 1920 and the 1890’s, starring Kix Brooks, Ernie Hudson and James Karen, BORN WILD, a multi-generational southern drama, starring William Shockley, Barry Corbin and Kix Brooks, DUG UP, a redneck-zombie-comedy starring Paul McCarthy-Boyington, and A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, a Christmas family film starring Joey Lauren Adams, William Shockley, Abraham Benrubi, Kevin Pollak and Illeana Douglas . Rikert also directed music videos for Kix Brooks “New to This Town”, Randy Houser “We Went” and “Like A Cowboy” and David St. Romain “That’s Love”.