Chris Butler

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Born: 11/30/1974 in Merseyside, Liverpool, GB

Filmography

Art Department (3)

Coraline 2009 (Movie)

Storyboard Supervisor (Storyboard Artist)

The Tale of Despereaux 2008 (Movie)

Story Artist (Storyboard Artist)

Corpse Bride 2005 (Movie)

(Storyboard Artist)
Writer (2)

Kubo and the Two Strings 2016 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

ParaNorman 2012 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (1)

ParaNorman 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Milestones

2013

Nominated for an Academy Award

2012

Directorial debut with "ParaNorman"

2009

Storyboard supervisor on "Coraline"

2005

Worked with Tim Burton as a storyboard artist on "Corpse Bride"

2002

First professional animation job as a storyboard artist on "Mr. Bean: The Animated Series"

Bonus Trivia

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Has stated that "ParaNorman" is influenced by "The Goonies," as well as the TV show "Scooby-Doo."

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Struggled on the script for "ParaNorman" for 10 years before finally completing it.

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Was influenced by Tim Burton to make "ParaNorman" a stop-motion animated feature.

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