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In 2003 Butchart wrote his first film I Love Your Work with actor and director Adam Goldberg. The film's cast included Giovanni Ribisi, Christina Ricci, Joshua Jackson, Jason Lee, Vince Vaughn and Elvis Costello. Butchart next c0-wrote the film Goal!.
The first installment, Goal! The Dream Begins with contributions from veteran British writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais is the story of a young illegal immigrant Santiago Munez, rising from poverty to become one of the World's greatest players. It was released by Disney and shown in 38 countries worldwide.
Butchart co-wrote of the sequel, Goal! 2: Living the Dream..., the second part of Santiago's story in which he plays for the glamorous Galacticos of Real Madrid. The movie became another global hit, released by Buena Vista (Walt Disney Company) and featured a host of stars including David Beckham.
As a producer he has multiple credits including the 2008 horror/thriller From Within and the 2012 dramedy Lost Angeles. Won the Best Film award for From Within at the 2008 Solstice Film Festival
- Lost Angeles (2012) (Producer)
- From Within (2008) (Producer)
- Goal! 2: Living the Dream... (2007) (Writer)
- Goal! (2005) (Writer)
- I Love Your Work (2003) (Writer)
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