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John Butler

Writer

Writer/Director

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2017
Production (role):
PAPI CHULO
Company:
Treasure Entertainment
Project details:
Writer/Director

Date: 2015
Production (role):
HANDSOME DEVIL (Writer / Director)
Company:
Treasure Entertainment
Project details:
Starring Andrew Scott

Winner Best Irish Feature DFCC Awards 2017

Closing Gala Dublin International Film Festival 2017

Premiered at Toronto Film Festival 2016

Nominated IFTA Best Director 2017

Nominated IFTA Best Scriptwriter 2017

Date: 2013
Production (role):
THE STAG (Co-Writer / Director)
Company:
Treasure Entertainment / Irish Film Board
Project details:
Starring Andrew Scott and Peter McDonald

Premiered Toronto International Film Festival 2013

Premiered London Film Festival 2013 and released by Arrow

Premiered Tribeca Film Festival 2014 and released by Tribeca

Nominated Irish Film & Television Awards:
Best Film
Best Director
Irish Film Board Rising Star
Best Actor – Andrew Scott
Best Suppoting Actor – Peter McDonald
Best Supporting Actress – Amy Huberman
TELEVISION
Date: 2012
Production (role):
IMMATURITY FOR CHARITY (Director)
Project details:
Sketches to raise money for St Francis Hospice, Dublin

Starring Brendon and Domnall Gleeson
Date: 2010
Production (role):
YOUR BAD SELF (Co-Writer / Director)
Company:
Treasure Entertainment / RTE
Project details:
Sketch show

Starring Domnhall Gleeson and Peter McDonald

Irish Film & Television Awards - Winner Best Entertainment
SHORT FILM
Date: 2009
Production (role):
YOUR BAD SELF
Company:
Treasure Entertainment / RTE
Project details:
Co-Wrote and Directed Sketch Show

Starring Domnhall Gleeson and Peter MacDonald
Date: 2009
Production (role):
THE BALLAD OF KID KANTURK (Director)
Company:
Wildfire Films
Project details:
Winner at Salento and San Francisco Film Festival
Date: 2008
Production (role):
SPACEMAN THREE (Director / Writer)
Project details:
Starring Pete McDonald
Date: 2005
Production (role):
GEORGE (Director / Writer)
Project details:
Starring Hugh O’Conor
BOOKS
Date: Current
Company:
Picador
Project details:
John is writing his second novel
Date: 2011
Production (role):
THE TENDERLOIN
Company:
Picador
Project details:
Short –listed for the Irish Book Awards

“Right star for a debut dotcom tale…Debut coming of age novels are nothing new, but ones that freshen the genre are. “ The Independent

“Narrated in a snappy engaging tone, it has a keen sense of place and an eye for the comic as well as the tragic.” Irish Times

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): PAPI CHULO
    Company: Treasure Entertainment
    Project details: Writer/Director

  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): HANDSOME DEVIL (Writer / Director)
    Company: Treasure Entertainment
    Project details: Starring Andrew Scott

    Winner Best Irish Feature DFCC Awards 2017

    Closing Gala Dublin International Film Festival 2017

    Premiered at Toronto Film Festival 2016

    Nominated IFTA Best Director 2017

    Nominated IFTA Best Scriptwriter 2017

  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): THE STAG (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company: Treasure Entertainment / Irish Film Board
    Project details: Starring Andrew Scott and Peter McDonald

    Premiered Toronto International Film Festival 2013

    Premiered London Film Festival 2013 and released by Arrow

    Premiered Tribeca Film Festival 2014 and released by Tribeca

    Nominated Irish Film & Television Awards:
    Best Film
    Best Director
    Irish Film Board Rising Star
    Best Actor – Andrew Scott
    Best Suppoting Actor – Peter McDonald
    Best Supporting Actress – Amy Huberman
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): IMMATURITY FOR CHARITY (Director)
    Company:
    Project details: Sketches to raise money for St Francis Hospice, Dublin

    Starring Brendon and Domnall Gleeson
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): YOUR BAD SELF (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company: Treasure Entertainment / RTE
    Project details: Sketch show

    Starring Domnhall Gleeson and Peter McDonald

    Irish Film & Television Awards - Winner Best Entertainment
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): YOUR BAD SELF
    Company: Treasure Entertainment / RTE
    Project details: Co-Wrote and Directed Sketch Show

    Starring Domnhall Gleeson and Peter MacDonald
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): THE BALLAD OF KID KANTURK (Director)
    Company: Wildfire Films
    Project details: Winner at Salento and San Francisco Film Festival
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): SPACEMAN THREE (Director / Writer)
    Company:
    Project details: Starring Pete McDonald
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): GEORGE (Director / Writer)
    Company:
    Project details: Starring Hugh O’Conor
  • Date
    Publication (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: Current
    Production (role):
    Company: Picador
    Project details: John is writing his second novel
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): THE TENDERLOIN
    Company: Picador
    Project details: Short –listed for the Irish Book Awards

    “Right star for a debut dotcom tale…Debut coming of age novels are nothing new, but ones that freshen the genre are. “ The Independent

    “Narrated in a snappy engaging tone, it has a keen sense of place and an eye for the comic as well as the tragic.” Irish Times