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James Buckhouse got his start at Dreamworks Animation, lensing shots, crafting character arcs, and punching up story for some of the biggest franchises in popular entertainment. 

He uses the invisible architecture of story as the starting place for every project, from ballets to apps to art exhibits. 

He teaches Story-Driven Design at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and d.school. 

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FILM & TV

The Peacemaker

Antz

Shrek

Shrek 2

Shrek the Third

Shrek the Halls

Penguins Christmas Caper

Monsters vs. Aliens

Madagascar

Madagascar Escape 2 Africa

Matrix Revolutions

Carmen (releasing 2020)