Tim Buttner - Multi-Media Expert

Tim is a Multi-Media Expert with skills that span various forms of media. Tim began writing screenplays before he was twelve, completing his first feature-length screenplay at sixteen. He began filming in high school and at seventeen gained experience interning at Edgewood Studios on the set of Zombie Town. Tim continued to study film at Drexel University, establishing himself in the Stereoscopic 3D revolution after attending workshops in New York City with Florian Maier on Stereoscopic Film Production. After graduating from Drexel's Film & Video Program with a Bachelor of Science, and with a Screenwriting & Playwriting Minor, Tim worked for Digital Revolution Studios under Craig Tanner and further worked in stereoscopic 3D. While at Drexel Tim co-founded a company (One Forest Films) with high school friends and for several years helped build the company as CTO, and Chief Web Designer. Tim has been a contributing writer for MarketSaw, and as well selected as a Beta Tester for Blackmagic Design on the URSA Mini 4.6K camera.




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Tim was also a contributing writer to MarketSaw, a 3D blog. Check it out: www.marketsaw.com



Music Videos

Modeling Videos

Short Films

Web Series

Live Events




—Favorite Quotes—

"Cinematography, a military art. Prepare a film like a battle." — Robert Bresson

"'Nobody's perfect' is the line that most sums up my work. There is no comedy, no drama about perfect people." — Billy Wilder

"Structure depends on strategy: strategy is determined according to events." — Cao Cao, from Sun Tzu's The Art of War

"I shall hang my 'lecturing' on the same peg with my other failures and follies. It must be a long peg and a strong peg to hold them all." — George Perkins Marsh

"Will the science of the human heart, around which all contemporary art is based, exhaust so completely the writer's powers of imagination that in future the only novels that are written will be chronicles of various events?" — Giovanni Verga

"Train easy, fight hard… and die.
 Train hard, fight easy… and win." — Unknown


—Personal Quotes—

"Movies are not watched. They are an encounter with a life's experience not your own."

"I'm well trained in the art of turning shit to gold."

"'My favorite movies are the ones inside my head."

"All That I Am" by Elana Read

Music and Lyrics: Elana Read

Director: Collen Doyle

Producers: Tim Buttner & Collen Doyle

Director of Photography: Tim Buttner

Camera Operators: Tim Buttner & Conor Shillen

Steadicam Operators: Tim Buttner & Conor Shillen

Editors: Conor Shillen and Tim Buttner

Colorist: Tim Buttner

Shot on location in Vermont

Shot on the Sony PMW-EX1


Equipment provided by Drexel University Film & Video

© 2010 One Forest Films & Tim Butt 2 Productions.
All Rights Reserved.




Elana Read

Elana Read is a very talented musician who came from Woodstock, VT and graduated from the Berklee College of Music. Her style is Folk-Alternative and some of her influences are Jackson Brown, Allison Krauss, Jaime Lidel, and Patty Griffin. One Forest Films is proud to work with such a wonderful artist on this journey to turn her song "All That I Am" into a music video.

You can check out more about her and her music at www.myspace.com/elanareadmusic