After amassing an impressive array of feature credits as storyboard artist,
character designer, and sequence
director over the past decade, CHRIS BUTLER marks his first feature as director
and screenwriter with
Previously for LAIKA, the U.K. native was storyboard supervisor on the Henry
Selick-directed Coraline, serving
as head of story and also providing additional character designs. For his story
work on the movie, he received
an Annie Award nomination; and was recognized by Variety as one of animation's
top up-and-coming talents.
Mr. Butler's career encompasses feature and television animation, and has
included storyboard and design
work on The Tale of Despereaux; Corpse Bride; and numerous projects for the Walt
Disney Studios. He has
delivered lectures on the subject of storyboarding.
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