Jason Butler

Jason Butler

Director and Screenwriter

Dublin, Ireland

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About Jason

Jason Butler is an award winning writer/director.

He recently directed the sci-fi drama feature film "Collider" for beActive Media to be released Fall 2013 and has written and directed comedy sketches on four series of "Republic of Telly" RTÉ 2's flagship comedy show.

His short films have screened in many international film festivals and on national television. Awards include Best Direction at Fastnet Film Festival 2010 for "TUFTY", Kinsale Sharks New Director Award 2009 and Europe's largest screenplay prize, the Oscar Moore Award. He also co-wrote and directed the popular online comedy series, "BUTCHERS", for RTÉ Storyland.

In 2006 Jason founded FilmmakersNetwork.ie, Ireland largest filmmaking community.

Credits

  • Collider

    Collider (2013)
    Film by BeActive Media Director

  • Republic of Telly

    Republic of Telly (2013)
    Television by RTÉ 2 Writer/Director/Camera/Editor

  • BUTCHERS

    BUTCHERS (2010)
    Internet by Tilted Pictures / Brothers Gonna Work It Out Writer/Director

Awards

  • FREAKEMACINE film Awrd for "TUFTY"
    (2012)

  • Best Director Award Corona Fastnet Film Festival for "TUFTY"
    (2010)

  • Dead By Dawn Audience Award for "TUFTY"
    (2010)

  • Kinsale Sharks New Director Award
    (2009)

  • Oscar Moore Award for New European Screenwriting for "Ton of Money"
    (2002)

Education

  • M.Sc. Computer Science Trinity College Dublin
    (1996-1997)

  • B.A.I. Engineering Trinity College Dublin
    (1990-1994)

  • National Film School of Ireland / IADT
    (2006-2007)

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