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



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—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."

Genre: Drama
Set in Philadelphia, PA



When Paul returns from Africa he is suspicious that Mimi, his girlfriend, has not been faithful. She is pregnant with Terry's child, but Terry is in love with Kate, his hopeful fiancé, and Mimi wants Terry for herself. They all get together at a party, where Paul confronts Terry in a violent resolution.



Mimi Nicole Coulon   1st Assistant Director Megan O'Donnell
Paul Collen Doyle   2nd Assistant Director Collen Doyle
Terry Skyler Pinkerton    
Kate Mallory Stephens   Director of Photography Jon Carr
Writer & Director Tim Buttner   Steadicam Operator Greg Roth
      Gaffer & Assistant Camera Humberto Guzman
Producers Tim Buttner   Key Grip CJ King
  Collen Doyle    
      Editor Tim Buttner
Executive Producers June Buttner   Colorist Chip Murphy
  Richard Gluck    
  Noelle Gluck
  Sound Editor Richard Hamilton
  Charlotte Lang    
  Christina Vanderlip   Composer Joel Collier

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© 2010 Tim Butt 2 Productions
    in association with One Forest Films