Paul Butler is a graduate of Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Centre in Toronto and is presently developing a number of projects in film and TV ranging from documentary to feature film.
He has a wide range of writing credits, from journalism, to screenwriting, to fictional prose. His first novel, The Surrogate Spirit, was published in 2000. His second novel, Stoker’s Shadow, a fictionalized account of the legacy of Dracula to Bram Stoker’s widow Florence came out in 2003. He has written for many publications in Canada and the U.S. including The Beaver and Saltscapes. He has a regular film column with The Social Edge e-zine and has contributed to CBC Radio regional and national. He won the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Awards for Dramatic Script in 2003.