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james dutcher

  

Frank Oz Talks About His Career, His Style, and Death at a Funeral

March 21, 2017 by | Academics

Working at Dodge College has afforded me some wonderful opportunities to meet some of the greatest people involved in the world of entertainment. But none of them compared to when legendary filmmaker and puppeteer, Frank Oz, visited a few weeks ago. Oz visited James Dutcher’s Film Script Analysis class to discuss his film Death at

Screenwriting: Where The Story Begins

March 9, 2017 by | Screenwriting

Before the budget is set, the cameras roll, and the film is edited, there is something very integral to the process that is needed: the script. Too often people forget that these worlds we see on the silver screen need to come from somewhere. “Screenwriters are invisible, and most people don’t know that we exist,”

When the Page was Blank: Screenwriting Advice from the Pros

September 4, 2015 by James Dutcher | Programs

“Just sit your ass down in a chair and hope your head gets the message.” – Larry Gelbart (on how to start writing) Generally the response to the question, “who’s your favorite screenwriter?” is a resounding…. “Ummmm….” My hope is that When the Page Was Blank, the new blog I am overseeing, can harness the