Meet the Filmmakers

Les Butler, Editor

Les Butler began his film editing career as an assistant sound editor in 1984. He went onto assist his father, Academy Award-nominated editor, Bill Butler, on numerous films.

In 1994 he caught a break at Paramount studios while assisting on the television show “The Untouchables.” “I was asked to cut together a second unit sequence of


Elliot Ness hunting down Al Capone. The producers loved the cut and asked me to step in for another editor.”

He has since worked on various television shows including “The Shield,” “UC Undercover,” “One Tree Hill” and features including “Where’s Marlowe” and “Thanks to Gravity.” “The 27 Club” is his first collaboration with director Erica Dunton.

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