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."

Vignettes of Vermont


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An Atmospheric Poem
Shot June 17-19, 2010



Searching deep into the emptiness is as if staring across the endless waves of water in a lake. There is never a soul who finds companionship in this vacant place, and too often do the creatures of the universe find themselves here. It is an abyss. It has one atmosphere: a hollow eerie wind.


© 2010 Tim Butt 2 Productions




A Deconstructive Thought
Shot from 2009-2010



Shot in stunning black & white, this vignette explores the relationship between nature and the constructs of man.





© 2010 Tim Butt 2 Productions




An Experimental Piece
Shot October 10, 2009



It's hunting season, and the fall foliage is at its peak. From sunrise to sundown the color palette is breathtakingly beautiful, and the prey easy. Join a hunting party, but beware not to wear the wrong outfit because there is the likelihood of an accident. It's our honor to present you with Falling Foliage.



© 2009 Tim Butt 2 Productions




A Tributary Piece
Shot June-September 2010



One of the heaviest influences on the vignettes is Terrence Malick, and so with this we pay tribute to him. Malick used Carl Orff's Musica Poetica in Badlands (1974) to great effect, especially during the camping scenes, and we fell in love with it. Tim Butt 2 Productions gives you Flora & Fauna Poetica.



© 2010 Tim Butt 2 Productions




A Loving Composition
Shot June 17-19, 2010



The landscape shoots itself when souring above the picturesque beauty of the Green Mountains. It transcends words, and thus the beauty conveyed herein is worth more than the eyes can behold. Nature holds a timeless elegance as the wildlife enjoys the sanctity of its home. Tim Butt 2 Productions calls it theirs too.



© 2010 Tim Butt 2 Productions




From the Start to Finish
Shot from 2008-2010



At the end of the journey there remains so much unseen. Goodbyes are difficult, and it's especially tough when such a connection has been made throughout an expedition. This has been one of the most enjoyable paths we have taken. Hopefully one day we can travel it again, although we're certain it won't be the same. Enjoy the final shots from the Vignettes.



© 2009 Tim Butt 2 Productions