James Butler

Layout Artist on Peppa Pig, Gaston's Cave

Biography

James has over 20 years experience in the UK Animation industry, specialising in 2D Animation. Since 2006 he has worked on BAFTA and Emmy winning shows Peppa Pig and Ben &Holly’s Little Kingdom.

James grew up in rural Oxfordshire and attended a state Secondary School which had no contact with the Creative Arts. He graduated with a first class degree in Electronic Imaging and Media Communications from the University of Bradford.

James is keen to share his story, from his early career making commercials and music videos to his small part in helping Peppa Pig conquer the world. With clips and behind the scenes insights he can demonstrate the wide range of skills and the huge amount of thought, creativity and hard work that goes into every episode of Peppa Pig.