Edward Butler


Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

I can summarise my life (well the last 5 years in 5 or so highlights) 2011-Manchesters most sort after Tom Waits sings Britney Spears Songs Performance Artist Cabaret Act- Graduated from Manchester School of Art BA honours, Interactive Arts 2:1. 2012- Composed "Beyond The Parasol" for the Leeds Ballet Company Phoenix Ballet. and was awarded an MA in Sonic Arts from QUB S.A.R.C 2013- Featured on BBC Radio 1, and was on the Scratch My Progress Artist Development programme with the Oh Yeah Music Centre, also worked for iloveqc.org and designed 3D projection mapped live visual's, and other audio reactive stuff. 2014- Developed advertising campaigns for Simply Zesty "Every Lidl Helps' also exhibited at the Royal Academy of Ulster, and videos I directed were featured in The Irish Times, 2015: The Thin Air music blog, one to watch, BBC Introducing track, of the day, record of the week X2, Commissioned to create a Sound Installation for the National Theatre's production wonder.land, Awarded Funding from The Arts Council of NI, and The Princes Trust, 2016, travelled to Canada. Artist in Residency in Berlin and Grey County Canada, and in talks with various music industry professionals. to work with favourite bands, 2017, started at Tileyard Education, studying an MA in Commercial Songwriting and Production

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  • Events
  • Film
  • Music
  • Creative
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Music Production
  • Max MSP
  • Ableton Live 9
  • Logic

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC


    • Television
  • The Socials

    The Socials

    • Design
  • National Theatre

    National Theatre

    • Performing Arts
  • Hello Charlie

    Hello Charlie

    • Animation

Work history


Music Composer


Jul 2016
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Composed soundtracks for BBC Norfolk films.


Graphic Design Artist

Arts Council NI

Nov 2015
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Freelance


Sound Designer

National Theatre

Aug 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Developed an interactive sound installation for the wonder.land show at the National Theatre


Visual Artist

Royal Academy

Oct 2014
  • Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Created visual arts for the Royal Academy of Ulsters show, selling it too Game of Thrones.



MA Commercial Songwriting and Music Production

Nottingham Trent University

Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom


Sep 2011 - Dec 2012
  • Awarded Distinction. The School of Creative Arts brings together expertise in drama, film, music, sonic arts, and arts management and cultural policy. In addition to disciplinary strengths, the unit has a strong interdisciplinary focus on research in the creative arts and its impact on society at large.


BA(Hons) Interactive Arts

Manchester School of Art

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • This is a dynamic, ideas driven, interdisciplinary arts course: encouraging interaction between students, ideas, the University, the City and beyond. You are given the freedom and support to pursue your personal curiosity and explore your ideas through experimentation and research, whilst challenging conventional approaches and viewpoints. ‘Hands on’ practical exploration is supported by academic and technical expertise and the diverse workshop facilities.