Jim Dutcher

Jim  Dutcher

JIM DUTCHER is an Emmy Award-winning director and cinematographer who has taken audiences to previously unseen locations such as inside beaver lodges, down wolf pup dens, and into the secret life of a mother mountain lion. A Rocky Mountain Beaver Pond, a National Geographic special, and Cougar: Ghost of the Rockies, and Wolf: Return of a Legend, two of ABC World of Discovery's highest-rated films, are among his works. Jim's wife and co-producer JAMIE DUTCHER has worked in the National Zoo's animal hospital in Washington, D.C., bringing her experience of animal husbandry and medical care to the film and allowing her to swiftly obtain access to the sensitive and secret inner lives of wolves. Idaho is the author's home state.