Articles, Interviews & Profiles

"We Know Jack" Podcast

Podcast Interviews with crew members of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, March 23, 2019, San Rafael, by Todd Lookinland and Kat Alioshin. Dutra reflects on the production.

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VFXblob.com Blog

May 29, 2018

“The Jurassic Park 'Dinosaur Input Device' (DID): an Oral History”, an interview with the JP team that created the apparatus that historically bridged traditional stop-motion with Digital Technology. In the words of the contributors themselves. A 25th year anniversary look back, by Ian Failes. Illustrated with behind-the-scene photos and Dutra’s production sketches.

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VFXblog.com Blog

July 17, 2017

“Randal M. Dutra on ‘Robocop' and the stop-motion ED-209”, a Q and A covering Dutra’s contributions as a Key Animator of ED-209 on “Robocop” (1987), the 30th Anniversary, by Ian Failes. Illustrated with behind-the-scenes photos.

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VFXblog.com Blog

May 21, 2017

“The Lost World Turns 20: Animation Director Randal M. Dutra Reflects on the Early Days of the Digital Age”, a Q and A covering Dutra’s contributions as Senior Animator on “Jurassic Park” and as Animation Director on “Jurassic Park II: The Lost World”, its 20th Anniversary, by Ian Failes. Illustrated with behind-the-scenes photos.

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ion Oklahoma Magazine

Printed and online edition. March 2016

“The Jurassic Park of Randal M. Dutra—Creating the Fantastic”, by M. J. van Deventer.  Illustrated with photos.

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Arstechnica.com Online Magazine/Blog

June 14, 2016

“Jurassic Park’s VFX Legacy Still casts a Shadow”, by Nathan Mattise. Illustrated with behind-the-scene photos.

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Art Of the West

May/June 2010

Feature article, "A Personal Destination."
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Wildlife Art Journal

February 2009

An e-magazine/blog feature and interview by Todd Wilkinson on Dutra.
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International Artist Magazine

October/November 2007

Feature article written and illustrated by Randal M. Dutra, "Cross-Discipline Talent."
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Wildlife Art Magazine

September/October 2007

Feature article, "A Success in Oil, Bronze, and Film."
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Southwest Art Magazine

April 2006

Cover and feature article "Creature Features."
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