DGS-Online writes: "In 2009 Dean Dodrill unveiled the game Dust: An Elysian Tail. This action-platformer has much potential, was recognized by the jury of Dream.Build.Play at PAX '09, Dodrill where the first prize won.
Dean Dodrill was trained as an illustrator and subsequently taught himself animation techniques. As avid gamer, he decided also to deepen in game programming. Dodrill got so involved in some game works and then decided to start their own project. DGS talked to him about Dust, his methods and background."