DAVID BUTLER, originally from Kildare, now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, with his wife and three children. A graduate of the Dun Laoghaire Film Institute of Ireland, Animation Production Course, he has worked on several award-winning animation projects, including the BAFTA award-winning 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' for Channel 4. He has worked for Pfizer Ireland in Newbridge in various roles since joining them over 20 years ago in 2002.
He is involved with CelticCon Midland ComicConvention and the Port Art Collective for various creative events. He continues to work in film as a freelance producer for Frame It Productions and Songway Films.
His work as an Illustrator includes The Shackleton Voyage of the James Caird, a graphic novel on Irish Antarctic explorers for The Collins Press/Gill Books.
David's collaboration with author Mario Corrigan has resulted in four children's books for the self published Fish Pyjamas series. Michael Collins: Ireland's Rebel Son is the team's first graphic novel.