Dusty Wright

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  • Entertainment

  • New York, NY

Mr. Wright is an edutainment (education + entertainment) content creator based in New York City. He’s been on the forefront of utilizing cutting edge technology for 30+ years. These past three years he’s immersed himself and brokered deals in AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality). He was the executive producer for campaigns for Magnolia Bakery using AR and Swarovsky using VR. He’s a co-founder and head of business development for disruptED — an immersive learning and development education platform using AR/VR. He is the owner/co-founder of the smart culture website CultureCatch.com — one of the first websites to post both podcasts and webcasts. As a podcaster, he's interviewed hundreds of celebrities including David Lynch, Gore Vidal, Bob Weir, Ron Howard, Kevin Bacon, Danny Glover, Tilda Swinton, etc. He’s the former editor of Creem and Prince’s New Power Generation magazines. As a writer, he’s developed multiple TV projects and pilots. He’s also written 8 feature film scripts and co-wrote the indie feature The Gentleman Bandit (staring Ed Lauter and Ryan O’Neil), produced the award-winning PBS documentary Wildwood Days (Bruce Willis, Dick Clark, et al), and worked as a segment producer for ESPN, Lifetime, etc. He got his start in entertainment as a TV variety agent at the William Morris Agency. And as critically acclaimed singer/songwriter (DustyWright.com), he’s released seven albums and has had his music featured in films, television and online. His next album Gliding Towards Oblivion will released on Nov. 2nd. It features a cover of Donovan’s 1966 hit “Mellow Yellow” with the acclaimed Scottish bard on background vocals.