Writer/director Kevin Smith started getting ideas for this 1999 film Dogma back when he was writing his 1994 film Clerks. In fact, he actually went through variations of the script during the productions of Clerks, Mallrats, and Chasing Amy. It was only after the critical and commercial success of that last film that he felt confident enough to tackle the bigger project that was Dogma. And the result was one of his most unique films. Stay tuned!