David Butler, originally from Kildare, now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, with his wife and three children. He has worked with Pfizer Ireland, Newbridge in various roles since joining them in 2002. He is a graduate of the Dun Laoghaire Film Institute of Ireland, Animation Production Course. He has worked on several award-winning projects, including the BAFTA award-winning Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. He is an animator and illustrator.