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After the Wizard
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Directed by Hugh Gross
Produced by Lance Frank
Blake Phillips
Written by Hugh Gross
Starring Orien Richman
Jermel Nakia
Helen Richman
Loren Lester
Peter Mark Richman
Music by Stephen Main
Cinematography Dana Rice
Editing by Dana Rice
Studio Private Lenders Group
Distributed by Breaking Glass Pictures
Release date(s) July 2, 2011 (2011-07-02)
Running time 80 minutes
Country United States
Language English

After the Wizard is an independent 2011 fantasy film written and directed by Hugh Gross, based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The film premiered in 2011 in Kingman, Kansas. The DVD, distributed by Breaking Glass Pictures, was released on August 7, 2012.


A 12-year-old Kansas orphan turns to the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman for help during a difficult time. She imagines that things have not gone well in Oz since the Wizard left and that the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman must travel to Kansas to find Dorothy. Meanwhile, the orphanage leader gives Dorothy a hard time.


  • Jordan Van Vranken as Elizabeth Haskins/Dorothy Gale
  • Orien Richman as Tin Woodman
  • Jermel Nakia as Scarecrow
  • Helen Richman as Mrs. Murphy
  • Loren Lester as Dr. Edwards
  • Peter Mark Richman as Charles Samuel Williams
  • Sue Giosa as Ms. Thomson
  • P. David Miller as Cowardly Lion
  • Molly Bogner as Sassy orphan with second speaking line


For her acting in After the Wizard, actress Jordan Van Vranken won a Young Artist Award in the 34th Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a DVD Film: Young Actress.

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